Ranking based on Chennai Box Office Collections from Dec 31st 2012 to Jan 06th 2013
Week : 4
Total collections in Chennai : Rs. 8,11,57,733
Verdict: Super Hit
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend): 429
Average Theatre Occupancy (Weekend): 55%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend): Rs. 83,64,724
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekdays): 476
Average Theatre Occupancy (Weekdays): 45%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays): Rs. 84,10,662
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Production: Lingusamy, N Subash Chandrabose
Cast: Lakshmi Menon, Thambi Ramaiah , Vikram Prabhu
Direction: Prabu Solomon
Screenplay: Prabu Solomon
Story: Prabu Solomon
Music: D Imman
Background score: D Imman
Cinematography: Sukumar
Dialogues: Prabu Solomon
Singers: Alphons Joseph, Benny Dayal, D. Imman, Haricharan, K.J. Ranjith, Magizhini Manimaaran, Shreya Ghoshal
Lyrics : Yugabharathi
Distribution: Studio Green

Prabhu Solomon seems to have found his foothold in romance movies set in pristine natural beauty. Kumki, starring Vikram Prabhu and Lakshmi Menon is as much a love story as it is about man-animal conflict.

Trade Talk

The good opening naturally paved way to good collections after positive reviews and word of mouth. Now, looks like the movie is on its way to become a blockbuster.

Public Talk

This is the second hit for Lakshmi Menon in a row, after Sundarapandian.


Dec 24th 2012 to Dec 30th 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 447
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 70%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 1,15,72,827
No. Shows in Chennai  (Weekdays) : 528
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 60%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 1,24,29,048

Directed by Prabhu Solomon, Kumki, the debut vehicle of Vikram Prabhu from the Sivaji family, is the story of a mahout and his trained elephant set in the backdrop of a mountainous village.

Trade Talk :

After a good opening and positive word of mouth, Kumki seems to be gaining recognition in theatres as witnessed by the steady increase in collections.

Public Talk :

Prabhu Solomon seems to have gone for an open ended climax, leaving the film’s ending for the viewer to decide.

Dec 17th 2012 to Dec 23rd 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 507
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 87%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 1,54,21,146
No. Shows in Chennai  (Weekdays) : 560
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 70%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 1,50,61,284

Prabhu Solomon’s love story of a mahout and his elephant is set in the backdrop of the forests of the Western Ghats. Kumki is the launch pad of Vikram Prabhu and has Lakshmi Menon playing the female lead. The movie also has Thambi Ramaiah in a significant role.

Trade Talk :

Thanks to the publicity buzz surrounding its pre-release days, the movie had a good opening and was followed by a big surge in collections – thanks to the positive reviews.

Public Talk :

Vikram Prabhu is adding to the list of tall, lanky, hirsute lead men of Tamil cinema and there are only very few of them!

Dec 10th 2012 to Dec 16th 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 336
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 85%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 98,98,042

Kumki is the launch pad of Vikram Prabhu, the son of Prabhu Ganesan. It is the story of a mahout, his elephant and his romance set in the lush, dense forests of the Western Ghats.

Trade Talk :

Thanks to the marketing that has created anticipation, Kumki’s opening was a breeze that recorded good collections.

Public Talk :

Prabu Solomon has repeated his Mynaa magic, but in a different setting.

Ranking based on Chennai Box Office collection from the following areas:

Adambakkam, Anna Saalai, Adyar, Ambattur, Aminjikarai, Ashok Nagar, Avadi, Ayanavaram, Chrompet, Egmore, Injambakkam, Kanathur, Karapakkam, Kilpauk, Kolathur, Koyambedu, Madippakkam, Minjur, Moolakadai, Mount Road, Mylapore, Nanganallur, Navalur, Perambur, Purasaiwakkam, Redhills, Royapet, Royapuram, Saidapet, T Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Tondiarpet, Vadapalani, Villivakkam, Virugambakkam, West Mambalam



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