Ajith’s long-awaited Deepavali release Arrambam finally hit the screens yesterday in theatres all over Chennai and elsewhere in the State and other States.
The film has released in theatres two days ahead of Deepavali and theatres releasing the film wore a festive look yesterday with Ajith’s fans decorating the theatres’ premises with huge cut-outs and banners of the actor praising his fame and wishing him good luck.
At many cities including Chennai and Madurai, the ‘first show’ of the film commenced as early as at 05:30 in the morning. Simbu, a self-proclaimed fan of ‘Thala’ Ajith, watched the film during the early-morning show at Kasi Theatre, Chennai along with delirious fans and enjoyed the film to the hilt. Unlike Ajith’s earlier films, the script of Arrambam was kept a closely-guarded secret till its release in theatres.
Arrambam also happens to be the first film starring Ajith which has been released in large number of screens abroad. In Chennai alone, the film released in 30 cinema halls including multiplexes while Ajith’s die-hard fans in Madurai had collected promptly at the halls screening Arrambam to watch the early-morning show and other shows. Fans went berserk after watching the ‘first-day-first-show’ in many cities.
Theatres abroad have released the film on Wednesday (30th October) itself. Ajith’s fans have been flooding the net and social networking sites with their reviews and opinions after watching the film.
In Mayajaal multiplex in Chennai’s suburbs, as many as 90 shows of Arrambam are screened everyday. As all the theatres have reported huge pre-release bookings of upto a week, Arrambam is predicted to end up as a super-duper hit film much to the delight of Ajith’s fans. Trade circles predict the film had collected a whoping Rs 18 crores on the first day.