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Mega Release Part XII

December 2, 2008

MGR Produced, Directed and Acted movie Ulagam Sutrum Valiban was re-released by Diamond Pictures with enhanced DTS effects to the movie. And this movie was released recently. The movie has earned Rs.2 Crores in just 6 weeks and was released in 84 centres.

Movie Halls are:

Chennai :

Pilot, Maharani, Sri Brinda, Motcham, Gopikrishna, Natraj, Lakshmi, Rohini, Murugan.

Thiruthani : Mini Golden

Poonamalle : Sundar

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Red Hills : Radha Movie Park

Thiruvallur : Lakshmi

Thiruvanmiyur : Jayanthi

Madurai : Thanga Regal, Vetri

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Mega Release Part XI

November 22, 2008
MGR Directed Movie Ulagam Sutrum Valiban reaches 6th week and going strong.

These are ads from various places from Tamil Nadu.

Avinasi centre

MGR’s first Chief Minstership constituency Arupukottai, the movie is realsed in Rani Dts.

In Trichy.

2nd Successful week in Tutucorin Mini Raj.

Ulagam sutrum Valiban successful in 85 centres.

Images forwarded by MGR Devotee Yukesh Babu.

Nambiyar Samy Passes Away

November 19, 2008
MGR movies greatest on screen foe M.N.Nambiyar who was very attentive in his roles and had fast reflex who aptly balanced MGR’s performance in Action scenes, he was the likeable Villian for MGR Fans.

MGR and M.N.Nambiyar first combined performance was the first MGR Hero role movie Rajakumari in this movie M.N.Nambiyar acted in comedian role and as a friend to MGR. But the future was not like that, Nambiyar Samy was opposite to MGR in Social and as well as in Historical movies. The best role for Nambiyar Samy to me is two movies one in Sarvathikari and second is Ulagam Sutrum Valiban. The fight in both the movies is best in their combination.

I have uploaded two video clips this clip is the one liner between MGR and M.N.Nambiyar in Ayirathil Oruvan.

MGR Vs M.N.Nambiyar – Ayirathil Oruvan Word Fight

The pair which started from Rajakumari ended with the last movie Madurai Meeta Sundarapandian (one unfinished movie Avasara Police 100)

The poll in our blog that who was the best Villian for MGR, 80% of the people choosed him, that was our Love to Nambiyar Samy.

MGR Fans and Devotees pray for his soul to rest in peace.

Mega Release Part X

November 14, 2008



Ulagam Sutrum Valiban release response in Natraj was overwhelming the ticket cost is Rs.12 and Rs.15.

The Theatre does not have DTS and the songs were missing the tempo but still people liked it.

The collection is above Rs.1 lakh for 1 week.

Ulagam Sutrum Valiban reaches 5th round in Tamilnadu.

Murugan Dharmalingam MGR Devotee has sent this url to me.

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A Jackie Chan lookalike plumps for MGR
M. Dinesh Varma

CHENNAI: “Between Jackie Chan and MGR, I will go for MGR,” declared UNICEF official Kunihiko Chris Hirbayashi to members of the audience who are momentarily undecided whether to applaud or laugh. It is moot that by the time he finished his cameo speech at the launch of a two-day workshop on maternal and infant mortality on Thursday, they had indulged in both, in ample measure.

For Mr. Hirbayashi, both Jackie Chan and M. G. Ramachandran were terrific actors who had pulled off some of the most amazing stunts on screen. But, unlike Chan, MGR plunged into politics to eventually become a Chief Minister, who made a huge difference to the lives of the masses, he said.

Thanks to Murugan Dharmalingam for forwarding the url and message.

Mega Release Part VIII

November 8, 2008
Ulagam Sutrum Valiban on successful 4th week.

These are the theatres showing Ulagam Sutrum Valiban. Images forwarded by MGR Devotee Yukesh Babu.

Ulagam Song

The song is shot entirely in Expo 70. All the major pavilons are included in this song. Having more than 200 shots (the most number of shots for a song). Enjoy.

This Week the movie is screened in Natraj, Chennai.

The collection details from Trichy and other centres will follow soon.

First time a tamil Movie (35 years old movie) to be released in latest movie format.

Name of the centres click to read.

Climax Scene in Ulagam Sutrum Valiban
Watch for the camera technique and the new sound effects added. For information this scene is for MGR’s camera technique, everybody skated but MGR did not he made it appear like he did the skate, he already skated in Anba Vaa. Amazing scenes done by MGR the Director of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban. All sort of fight technique used in this climax scene.

Ulagam Sutrum Valiban returns Madurai Report

November 6, 2008

Madurai Report Ulagam Sutrum Valiban

Thanga Regal Theatre Madurai, with Autorickshaws. The first people who throng MGR movies in Tamilnadu.

Anaithulaga MGR Pothunala Sangam of Madurai Branch R.R.Manohar (Marmayogi Manohar) forwarded the photos and posters to me through Sathya. MGR Directed movie Ulagam Sutrum Valiban with DTS was released in Madurai Thanga Regal on 17.10.2008.

These are the images taken before the first show of the movie.

7 cut outs with garlands. 4 tiers to 6 tier garlands are placed over MGR.

Image showing the number of theatres and the number days for the first release of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban.

The movie was screened for 13 days and collected above Rs.4 lakhs. And the last show collection was Rs.20,000 thousand.

Image showing the number of housefull shows for the first time release of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban

Thanks to Marmayogi Manohar for forwarding the images and the collection data.

Mega Release Part VII

October 31, 2008
Ulagam Sutrum Valiban successful 3rd week. Below are the images taken from Daily thanthi

E-paper edition of Daily Thanthi.

within few days we will get the accurate box office collection of every single theatre in Tamil Nadu. That will be posted in our blog.

These are the four theatres screening Ulagam Sutrum Valiban for 3rd week without shifting or changing the movie due to Diwali festival.

Madurai Thirunagar – Mani Imphala

Nellai – Bombay

Salem – Santhi

Nagercoil – Vasantham palace (not in the ad list)

The response in Nellai Bombay theatre is tremendous. And it has collected more than 5 lakhs in two weeks and the ticket is from Rs.10 to Rs.50.

4 shows consecutive for third week. Breaking previous records of any re-released movie at any given time.

Even though the back ground music is not up to the mark in several scenes, people throng theatres. I find more number of younger people watching this movie.

Thanks to Yukesh Babu for forwarding the images and B.S.Raju for the information on collection records.

Mega Release Part VI

October 28, 2008
This is the miniature re-created by Kalai Venthan MGR Bakthargal in 3D placed in Pilot theatre.

Buddha temple entrance

These are placards placed by 114th division, Thousand Lights.

This is the main banner fixed in front of the theatre of ‘”Makkal Thilagam MGR Pothunala Mandram” Chennai division.

Various placards

The records of Yesteryear release of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban.

Photos and records.

This image is during the evening show on Sunday.

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MGR Devotee from Nellai

These are ads from Daily Thanthi Madurai and Nellai Edition. More pics from Madurai celebration from S.Kumar will follow soon.

Nellai – Bombay theatre.

A typical MGR Fan who has seen this movie from the day of release.

MGR Asokan fight

Collection details of Chennai centres

1. Sri Brinda – 17.10.2008 to 24.10.2008 (8 days) Rs.3,15,000/-

2. Pilot – 17.10.2008 to 26.10.2008 (10 days) Rs.2,80,000/-

3. Mahrani – 17.10.2008 to 24.10.2008 (8 days) Rs.4,20,000/-

4. Motcham – 17.10.2008 to 25.10.2008 (9 days) Rs.3,00,000/-

Total collections all over Tamilnadu with 45 prints above Rs.1,00,00,000/- as on 26.10.2008 accurate details will follow soon. A record unparallel.

MGR Nambiyar fight Video in DTS

This is taken from Mumbai edition of Daily Thanthi. The same was published in Black and White in Chennai edition.

Mega Release Part V

October 24, 2008

Today is the 2nd week of “Ulagam Sutrum Valiban”. Below are the ads placed in Daily Thanthi. Images forwarded by MGR Devotee Yukesh Babu and Murugan Dharmalingam.

Even though the astounding success and collection of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban did not appear in any Tamil Daily (why?) only Times of India came out with the success of MGR movie release. Below are the excerpt from Times of India Chennai Edition issue dated 23.10.2008, on the success and unbelievable collection of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban.

The Magic of MGR

MGR’s magic still works wonders at the Box Office nearly two decades after his death.

Last Friday Ulagam Sutrum Valiban, the movie produced and directed by MGR, was re-released in four Chennai theatres by R.V.Mani of OK Films through their sister concern Diamond Films, which holds the theatrical re-issue rights of the film.

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Despite heavy rains, the film has been released on 34 screens across Tamil Nadu on October 17 and has made a collection of a whopping Rs.41 lakhs in the first three days. Just before our re-release, Raj TV had telecasted the film, yet people thronged theatres to watch the movie. At Pilot theatre, paalabhishekam was conducted on the cut-out of MGR. Just before the climax, during the title song, his fans clapped and danced, “says a visibly excited Mani. At Mahrani, in North Madras, which is an old MGR citadel, the film netted Rs.2.26 lakhs in its opening weekend.

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OK films Mani, spurred on by the Box Office success of MGR produced films, is now planning to technically upgrade Nadodi Mannan as an all colour film, edit it and provide DTS before its re-release.

Says N.Sathyamoorthy, a veteran journalist; ‘I’m stunned at the response to MGR’s re-released films. All his fans must be senior citizens today but the legend is still able to strike a chord with today’s youth.

Another 8 theatres released on 18th October sums to 45 centers for the release of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban. And there are no Morning and Matinee show on 19th Sunday due to Tamil Elam problem. As on 22.10.2008 the collection in Mahrani is Rs.4 lakhs higher than any other theatres around Tamil Nadu.

Overall Tamil Nadu collection is going to reach 1 Crore mark a new record for any re-release films in the World (to my knowledge).

Within 3 days of release the amount for theatre rent and publicity charges got back by the Distributor. That was mega or monster collection of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban. Record unparallel even to new movies. Hurdles such as heavy rain, less amount of Ads and only one type of ad and more the Raj TV telecast on 2nd October did not hamper the success rate of Ulagam Sutrum Valiban.

And another MGR movie wonders, Natraj theatre which screened Vijay’s Sachin was taken on Monday due to less number of audience and heavy rain. Theatre owner decided to release Panam Padaithavan from Tuesday, the response was good and before this the 2nd week run of Dhanush movie Yaradi Nee Mohini was taken and they released “Ragasiya Police 115” from Monday. And Pandian theatre also filled the three days prior to Deepavali with Panam Padaithavan this week.

News from Madurai from Marmayogi Manoharan and Sathya from Chennai.

This clip is from Ulagam Sutrum Valiban duet song of MGR with Mehta.



Mega Release Part IV

October 22, 2008

This image from Coimbatore Edition of Daily Thanthi.

This is taken from Daily Thanthi Chennai Edition. And they have mentioned only 40 theatres what about the rest 10?

This is yesterdays newspaper, Daily Thanthi Vellore Edition.

Below images were taken from Dinakaran Chennai edition they have compared theatre occupancy on sunday. Two shows were canceled by theater owners association for Tamil elam problem but MGR fans celebration did not stop, this is in Pilot Theater 3pm. Eventhough the movie show is canceled but MGR Fans waited to watch the evening show. This is MGR the one and only.

Another image is from Albert theatre without any fans or people. This is not new for MGR movies but D.M.K. support paper has issued this matter. We have to thank Dinakaran team. The same news about Ulagam Sutrum Valiban was not printed in Daily Thanthi.

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Albert Pilot

Below is the update on Ulagam Sutrum Valiban release and how MGR Fans enjoyed and how successful the movie is. Taken from Dinamalar.

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News and images forwarded by MGR Devotee Yukesh Babu.