100 days of 'Chandikori'

Tulu movie ‘Chandikori’ by Bolli Movies entered the 100th day of its screening on Saturday.

Bolli Movies will celebrate at Town Hall on January 4, with the patronage of the people, said Director and Actor Devadas Kapikad. Briefing mediapersons on Saturday, he said that only a few of the 60-odd Tulu movies released have achieved this feat. All stakeholders of the movie will be honoured, he added.

Records set
The movie has been running successfully at Kalpana theatre in Udupi and Suchitra talkies and Big Cinemas in Mangaluru the last 100 days. The box office at Suchitra has witnessed a record-breaking collection with an average daily collection of Rs 1 lakh. ‘Chandikori’ has also is also the first Tulu movie to run for 100 days in any theatre in Udupi. The movie has reached 50 days at Nataraj theatre, Surathkal.

A recent screening of the movie in London attracted 175 viewers and plans are afoot to organise a second screening for those who missed it. The movie has been screened at Kuwait, Bahrain as well and plans are on to screen it in Dubai, Qatar, Muscat and Australia.

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