Gethu 1st Day Box Office Collection
After being part of a romantic-comedies, Udhayanidhi Stalin surprisingly moved on to crime-thriller “Gethu”, which is written and directed by Thiru Kumaran of “Maan Karate” fame. The movie has Amy Jackson in the female lead role and Sathyaraj has a powerful character in the flick. Udhayanidhi Stalin has decided to go for a image makeover with “Gethu”. All his three films as hero were light-hearted entertainers and he was not the selling point and Santhanam was the backbone. With his latest film, he has not only ventured into serious films but also trying to prove that he is taking acting career seriously.
“Gethu” is about a father-son duo gets, who get trapped in a situation and how they get out of it forms the crux of the story. It is said to be a slick crime thriller set in a hill station and considered as a dark horse among the Pongal releases this year. Vikranth, who had won the hearts of the audience with his performance in Vishal starrer “Pandia Nadu”, will be seen in the role of a villain in “Gethu”. Amy Jackson plays Stalin’s love interest and a good portion of the first half revolves around them.
Sathyaraj plays the character of the hero’s father with Karunas, Avinash, Anuradha and others doing the supporting roles. Harris Jayaraj, who had composed music for all Udhayanidhi Stalin’s films, has continued his succesful association, Sukumar has handled the cinematography and Dinesh Ponraj is the editor of “Gethu”. “Gethu” has got a fantastic opening in Tamil Nadu. The first day collection of the Tamil movie in the state is approximately Rs 5.50 crore*.