Monday, 22 January 2018

Box-Office Analysis: Smash Hits of Ilayathalapathy VIJAY

Short Analysis

31985Naan Sigappu Manithan
41986Vasantha Raagam
51987Sattam Oru Vilayattu
61988Idhu Engal Needhi
71992Naalaiya TheerpuUtter Flop
81993SendhoorapandiAbove Average
91994RasiganUtter Flop
101995DevaBelow Average
111995Rajavin ParvaiyileUtter Flop
131995ChandralekhaUtter Flop
141996Coimbatore MaapillaiUtter Flop
151996Poove UnakkagaBlock Buster Hit
161996Vasantha VasalAbove Average
171996Maanbumigu MaanavanUtter Flop
181996SelvaBelow Average
191997Kaalamellam KaathiruppenUtter Flop
201997Love TodayBlock Buster Hit
211997Once MoreAbove Average
221997Nerrukku NerAbove Average
231997Kadhalukku MariyadhaiBlock Buster Hit
241998Ninaithen VandhaiAbove Average
251998PriyamudanBlock Buster Hit
261998Nilaave VaaBelow Average
271999Thulladha Manamum ThullumBlock Buster Hit
281999Endrendrum KadhalUtter Flop
291999NenjinileUtter Flop
301999Minsara KannaUtter Flop
312000Kannukkul NilavuUtter Flop
322000KushiBlock Buster Hit
332000PriyamaanavaleBlock Buster Hit
342001FriendsBlock Buster Hit
352001BadriBelow Average
362001ShahjahanBelow Average
372002ThamizhanUtter Flop
392002BhagavathiBelow Average
402003VaseegaraBelow Average
412003Puthiya GeethaiUtter Flop
422003ThirumalaiBlock Buster Hit
432004UdhayaAbove Average
442004GhilliBlock Buster Hit
452004MadhureyBlock Buster Hit
462005ThirupaachiBlock Buster Hit
472005SacheinBlock Buster Hit
482005SivakasiBlock Buster Hit
502007PokkiriBlock Buster Hit
512007Azhagiya Tamil MaganFlop
522008KuruviAbove Average
542009VettaikaaranAbove Average
562011KaavalanBlock Buster Hit
592012ThuppakkiBlock Buster Super Hit
602013ThalaivaaAbove Average
622014KaththiBlockbuster hit
632017BairavaaAbove Average
632018MersalBlockbuster hit

Detail Box-Office Analysis

Naalaiya Theerpu: first movie vijay aged 18 Did not do well at the Box office

Sendhoorapandi:100 DAYS 

Rasigan:150 DAYS 

Deva: 100 DAYS 

Rajavin Parvaiyile:Did not do well at the Box office

Vishnu: Did not do well at the Box office

Chandralekha: Did not do well at the Box office

Coimbatore Mappillai:Did not do well at the Box office

Poove Unakkaga:250 DAYS first All Time Blockbuster(one of the best LOVE STORY movie)

This was one of Vijay’s best films. Vijay’s career took a U-turn after the mega success of Poove Unakkaga which was a silver jubilee hit. This film, directed by the then popular director Vikraman with music by his lucky mascot SA Rajkumar, provided a big fillip to Vijay’s career which though was filled with hits, didn’t have that hit to make him a Superstar. Vijay played the mediator between two families who had a clash of religions. The children of the two neighborhood families fell in love and elope. Vijay comes and acts as the son of the eloped family, and tries to join the grandchildren of the two families who also fall in love with each other.

Vasantha Vaasal:Did not do well at the Box office 10 movie

Maanbumigu Maanavan: Did not do well at the Box office

Selva: Did not do well at the Box office

Kaalamellam Kaathiruppen: Did not do well at the Box office

Love Today: 175 DAYS All Time Blockbuster(one of the best LOVE STORY movie)

This was one of the earlier films for ‘ilayathalapathy’ Vijay. Considered a big hit due to the film’s songs and vijay’s performance, Vijay is the son of Raguvaran who is a doctor. Both father and son behave as the best of friends. Vijay falls in love with Suvalakshmi who is the daughter of a rough ‘n tough inspector (rajan p dev). Suvalakshmi’s dad comes to know of their love and vents his hatred towards Vijay. How they succeed in love forms the climax of the film.

Once More: 100 DAYS 

Nerruku Ner: 100 DAYS 

Kadhalukku Mariyadhai: 210 DAYS All Time Blockbuster(one of the best LOVE STORY movie) This film is the one which catapulted Vijay to superstardom. This film celebrated its silver jubilee run in many centers and can be called a cult film which inspired a lot of youngsters with its storyline and treatment. The idea of the lovers giving up on their love for the sake of their families found a great wide appeal among tamil movie fans. This movie was directed by Fazil with music by Isaignani Ilayaraja

Ninaithen Vandhai: 100 DAYS 

Priyamudan:100 DAYS 

Nilaave Vaa: Did not do well at the Box office 20 movie

Thulladha Manamum Thullum:175 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

Another film is the list of Vijay’s blockbusters. This film strengthened his on screen chemistry with his lucky mascot, simran who then went on to become his most successful on screen pair. This movie was directed by Ezhil with music by SARajkumar.

Endrendrum Kadhal: Did not do well at the Box office

Nenjinile: Did not do well at the Box office

Minsara Kanna: Did not do well at the Box office

Kannukkul Nilavu: Average Grosser 25 movie 

Kushi: 175 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

This film acted as another turning point for Vijay, who had a lean patch with films like nenjinile and minsara kanna. this film, directed by the director SJ Suryah was one of the biggest blockbusters of Vijay’s career. Also vijay was paired with Jyothika with whom he shared a great chemistry right throughout the whole film. This movie celebrated a silver jubilee run and ran for 200 days.

Priyamaanavale: 125 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

Friends: 175 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

This film had a multi star cast featuring Vijay, Suriya, Ramesh kanna, Vadivelu, Deivayani, etc. This film was again a mega blockbuster for vijay making it 4 hits in a row for the actor. Ajith was originally slated to play the role of Suriya, but it was vijay’s college mate Suriya (suriya studied in the same college as vijay did) who played the role of Vijay’s best friend in this movie.

Badri: 100 DAYS

Shahjahan: average Grosser 100 DAYS 30 movie

Thamizhan: average Grosser

Youth: average Grosser 100 DAYS

Bagavathi: Average Grosser

Vaseegara: Average Grosser

Pudhiya Geethai: Did not do well at the Box office

Thirumalai: 150 DAYS All Time Blockbuster( one of the best ACTION movie )

This film is another film which resurrects Vijay’s career after a series of flops like Pudhiya geethai, Vaseegara, etc. This film, produced by Kavithalaya and directed by Ramana, showcased Vijay’s dialogue delivery skills to the best value. Here, he was again paired with Jyothika, his lucky heroine who gave one of the biggest blockbusters with him, Kushi. The music by Vidyasagar was one of the main highlights of the film.

Udhaya: Did not do well at the Box office

Ghilli: 209 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

The biggest hit film of Vijay’s career. Coming after the welcome success of ‘Thirumalai’ which was again Vijay’s turning point after a series of flops. Ghilli was the best hit of his career, directed by Dharani of Dhill and Dhool fame, Ghilli had Vijay pairing up with Trisha with whom he went on to make a smash hit pairing.

Madhurey: 150 DAYS Super HIT

Thirupaachi: 200 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 40 movie Another big blockbuster for Vijay in his long career. Directed by a newcomer Perarasu, Thirupachi went on to become a big blockbuster and reportedly broke the records of Vijay’s previous big hit Ghilli. Trisha pairs up with Vijay in this film. Also with others in this film are Mallika (autograph fame), Benjamin, Vinod (Actor Vikram’s father), etc

Sukran:Did not do well at the Box office

Sachein: 175 DAYS Super HIT 

Sukran: Did not do well at the Box office

Sivakasi: 175 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

This film was also directed by Perarasu who directed Vijay’s previous blockbuster Thirupaachi. Though this film was not as big a hit as Thirupaachi, this film went on to become a super hit film further enhancing Vijay’s Box office power. This is the movie which collected 2 crores in a week after release in Madurai only. It purely shows the power of Ilayathalapathy.

Aadhi: Did not do well at the Box office

Pokkiri: 200+ DAYS All Time Blockbuster 
This film created a huge sensation for Vijay at the box office. After the not so successful Aathi, Vijay did not have a release at all for the rest of 2006 as he intently listened to a lot of scripts and wanted to make sure that his next film becomes a huge success. Teaming up with director-choreographer Prabudeva for the first time, this film which was a remake of the blockbuster Telugu hit by the same name, created records at the box office. Vijay was paired with Asin for the second time after Sivakaasi, with Manisharma scoring the music. The film was declared a mega blockbuster, and created new records in neighboring state Kerala for the first time for a Tamil film. 

Azhagiya Tamil Magan: Did not do well at the Box office

Kuruvi: average grosser

Villu: Did not do well at the Box office

Vettaikaaran: average grosser

Sura : Did not do well at the Box office

Kaavalan: SuperHit

Velayudham: 175 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

Nanban: 100 DAYS All Time Blockbuster 

Thuppakki : 100 days Blockbuster. Box office collection : 150+ crores.

Thalaivaa : After a huge struggle it running successfully. Record breaking collection in Kerala.

Kaththi : Great script of ARM. It provides the awesome message to people. It also added in 100 crores club. It successfully crossed 100 days.

Puli : Average flim. But it's a different effort from Vijay.

THERI - Theri released on 14 April 2016 written and directed by Atlee and produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu. The film features VijaySamantha Ruth Prabhu and Amy Jackson in the lead roles, while MahendranPrabhu and Raadhika Sarathkumar amongst others form an ensemble cast. Featuring music composed by G. V. Prakash Kumar and cinematography handled by George C. Williams100+ days Blockbuster. Nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor(VIJAY) – Tamil.

BAIRAVAA - Average Grosser

MERSAL - The film was released worldwide on 18 October 2017, coinciding with Diwali. Mersal is the  action thriller film directed by Atlee and co-written by Atlee, K. V. Vijayendra Prasad and S. Ramana Girivasan (dialogues). The film stars Vijay in triple roles with SamanthaNithya Menen, and Kajal Aggarwal. The background score and soundtrack were composed by A. R. Rahman, while the cinematography was done by G. K. Vishnu and edited by Ruben.

Mersal  Box office (from Wikipedia)

In its first week, the film collected 170 crore worldwide. In 12 days, the film grossed 200 crore worldwide, including 130 crore domestically in India and 70 crore in overseas markets. It has become the highest-grossing film of Vijay's career, becoming his first film to join the 200 crore club. At the end of its third week the film has reportedly collected about 115.10 crore in Tamil Nadu alone, 15 crore in Kerala, 12.60 crore in Karnataka and 3 crore from the rest of India tallying 145.7 crore domestically apart from 74.4 crore from the overseas territories, consolidating up to 220.01 crore.

Vijay Blockbuster & Super Hit Films

  • Poove Unakkaga (1996)
  • Nerrukku Ner (1997)
  • Kadhalukku Mariyadhai (1997)
    Thulladha Manamum Thullum (1999)
  • Kushi (2000)
  • Friends (2001)
  • Thirumalai (2003)
  • Ghilli (2004)
  • Thirupaachi (2005)
  • Sivagasi (2005)
  • Pokkiri (2007)
  • Nanban (2012)
  • Thuppakki (2012)
  • Kaththi (2014)
  • Theri (2016)
  • Mersal(2017)