The directorial debut of Dhanush. It is the story of an ageing father’s troubles with his software engineer son, finally leading him to go on a soul-searching trip. The film, which has veteran actor Rajkiran playing the title role, comes with a message and is aimed at the family audience.
Overall occupancy of the film was fantastic today and most of the shows were seen houseful in the regions of Tamil films. Film made greater business in south India and recorded a total first day income of around 3.50 Crores*, which is a very positive amount. Now the film is set to face its first weekend and next two days will be very profitable for it as it is the weekend time.
The movie has got a very good opening with around 56 shows in its opening day in theatres belonging to the Chennai City Box office. Considering the majorly positive reviews, the number of shows can be expected to rise in the coming days. Power Paandi film is estimated to have earned over Rs 2.5 crore on the first day. But failed to beat the Raghava Lawrence Shivalinga which also got the superb response and expected to collected Rs 3.5 crores at box office on opening day.
The film which had earlier been named Power Paandi, but changed as Pa Paandi to get the tax exemption benefits in Tamil Nadu. Pa Paandi is one the most hyped film in recent times as the film’s trailer, songs and posters grabbed the attention of the audience. It also helped in the advance booking of the film.