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Kollywood Tamil movie SAGUNI will not clash with Billa 2 on 22 June 2012
Saguni – Tamil film will release on 22 June 2012. Billa 2 is already censored with an “A: certificate and ready for release. But Billa 2 release is postponded yet again to July 2012. Saguni will have advantage and can make the post of the absence of Ajith Kumar’s Billa 2.
For Karthi, it will be biggest ever release. After the pull out of Billa 2, Saguni is creating wave across Tamil Nadu. It is expected to release in over 400 theatres across Tamil Nadu. Theatres have increased their minimum garuntee amount for the Karthi’s movie. A theatre in Kanchepuram near Chennai has paid a huge amount – a whopping Rupees 30 Lakhs.
The rights for neighbouring Karnataka state is sold for Rs 90 Lakhs... height for Karthi.
The dubbed version in Telugu will be released as SAKUNI. It is promoting the movie as a big release across Andhra Pradesh. Theatres in Chennai have already sold out their first three days in advance. The newspaper media and regional Television channels are abuzz with promotion of Saguni.
The movie is political comedy. The movie stars Karthi and Pranitha Subhash in main lead; supported by Santhanam, Prakash Raj, Radhika, Roja Kiran Rathod, Nassar and Mumtaz. Anushka Shetty is making a friendly appearance.
Karthi started his acting career with award winning performance in Paruthiveeran (2007). The role win him several awards including Filmfare Best Actor Award and State Award. In 2010, his Paiyaa was super hit movie where he established himself as an actor to reckon with. In 2011 he double role in “Siruthai” – a remake of hugely successful Telugu movie.
Karthi attended film making courses in New York before he joined Manirathnam during the making film Aayutha Ezhuthu (2004). Karthi is son of Sivakumar who himself is a very popular Tamil actor having acted in over 200 movies. Karthi’s elder brother Suriya too is very leading actor in Tamil cinema.
Saguni’s success will put Karthi way ahead of top actors of Tamil Nadu. It will be interesting to see how the movie fares at the box office on 22 June.
Latest Update on Saguni (after its release on 22 June)
Saguni is released and living up to the hype created before its release. It is mass masala entertainer. Looks like made for Karthi's fans and to gain some more new younger fans. With this film, Karthi, now graduated into big league with mass appeal. Saguni was solo release this Friday (22 June 2012) and done remarkable business on day 1 across Chennai and rest of Tamilnadu.
Because the movie released with no other releases in Tamilnadu, it is making the killing at the box office generating good revneue despite mix reaction from the viewers.