Producer Boney Kapoor, in an interview, stated that Ajith’s Nerkonda Paarvai is an ode to his late actress-wife Sridevi. The film, directed by H Vinoth, features Shraddha Srinath, Abirami Venkatachalam and Andrea Tariang in the lead roles along with Arjun Chidambaram, Aswin Rao and Adhik Ravichandran in important roles.
The social-drama, which is a remake of Hindi super-hit flick, Pink, hit the screens on August 8 ad it is still continuing its dream run. It is said that the film would have zoomed past Rs 100 crore worldwide within a couple of days since its release.
On Independence Day (August 15), Nerkonda Paarvai has managed to rake in Rs 64 lakh in Chennai taking the cumulative total to Rs 8.38 crore in a span of eight days. Trade analyst LM Kaushik took to Twitter to confirm the same. He wrote, “#Thala #Ajith’s #NerKondaPaarvai #NKP #topped the #IndependenceDay BO in Chennai city grossing 64 lakhs yday..8-days total Chennai gross is 8.39 CR. Blockbuster (sic)”
8-days total Chennai gross is 8.39 CR Blockbuster
Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) August 16, 2019
Yesterday saw a lot of new releases namely, Comali, Ranarangam, Evaru and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood from different languages. Despite stiff competition from other languages, Nerkonda Paarvai has managed to remain on top at the box office in Chennai.
Warding off challenges from 3 new Tamil releases, 2 Hindi, 2 Telugu and 1 Hollywood new release, #Thala #Ajith ‘s #NerKondaPaarvai retains No.1 spot at the #Chennai City Box office yesterday..#NKPIndDayBOWinnerChennai
Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) August 16, 2019
Apart from Tamil Nadu, the film is going strong in Kerala as well. Nerkonda Paarvai is said to be screened in more than 80 screens in the Malayalam-speaking state.
Friday Matinee (@VRFridayMatinee) August 15, 2019
Nerkonda Paarvai, directed by H Vinoth, emphasises on consent women’s safety, patriarchy, physical and mental abuse.
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