24 (Tamil-Telugu) First 1st Day Collection: Tamil Nadu, Chennai & AP/T Business Report


Suriya’s 24 Movie Day 1 Collection

Director Vikram Kumar’s much-awaited movie “24,” the dubbed version of the Suriya, Samantha and Nithya Menen-starrer with the same name, has received positive reviews and rich ratings from Telugu film critics. Written by Vikram Kumar, “24” is a science fiction thriller film based on a watch. The movie has an interesting concept and the director has narrated it in a superb way. He has done a lot of research on the subject and it is clearly visible in every frame of the flick, say critics.

Sethuraman and Athreya (Suriya) are twin brothers. Sethu is a scientist and he invents a time machine. Athreya is an evil-minded person and he kills Sethu and his wife Priya (Nithya Menen) in a bid to snatch the watch. However, Sethu saves his son Mani (Suriya) and hands over the watch to him, before he breathes his last. What happens next forms the crux of the story. The first half of the movie is very engaging with some romance and comedy scenes. An interesting twist before the interval bang sets momentum for the pace of the story. Post interval, the film gets serious and some interesting twists and turns make the film a nail-biting watch. The climax is gripping and brilliant, as critics point out.


Vikram Kumar has done a superb job in characterisation of “24.” Suriya has played three roles and he has done justice to them. His brilliant performance is another highlight in the film after its script. Samantha and Nithya Menen have done their jobs well and their performances are also among the big assets of the film. Made with a whopping budget of Rs. 70 crore, “24” boasts of superb production values that are on par with international standards. AR Rahman’s music, Tirru’s camera work, good VFX works and action choreography are the attractions on the technical front, add the critics.

24 has faced high advanced booking on hilarious note and the ticket fee is also quote good for the movie. This shows that audience is anyhow excited to watch the movie buying tickets for any cost. 24 on its opening day has collected a total amount of around 11.5 crores* including both versions Tamil & Telugu. On its first day of release, it has set a trend in all the regions among the audience for watching this amazingly casted and dramatized movie especially in the south dominated regions like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala etc.

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