Maverick filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam has taken a roaring start at the box office. The multi-starrer action family thriller, which released yesterday has opened to pack-houses. In fact, it has turned out to be the third-highest Kollywood opener of the year after Rajinikanth’s Kaala and Sivakarthikeyan’s Seema Raja. Reportedly, the film has earned over Rs 89 lakhs in Chennai. The collections are huge since the film released on a normal day and not on a holiday.
Featuring the ensemble cast of Arvind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi, Jyothika, Silambarasan, Arun Vijay, Aishwarya Rajesh, Dayana Erappa and Aditi Rao Hydari, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Thiagarajan and Mansoor Ali Khan, the film is expected to have a huge opening weekend at the ticket windows. Apart from the domestic circuit, CCV has opened with big numbers at the USA box office, where it collected Rs 50 lakhs in its premieres of Tamil and Telugu languages.