Rajnikanth-Aishwarya Rai starrer ‘Robot’ released in 1,000 screens in the Hindi market today. Tolu Bajaj, who has distributed ‘Robot’, the Hindi version of Tamil movie ‘Endhiran’ featuring superstar Rajnikanth in a double role, told reporters that the film has been released in 1,000 screens across India.
“I am distributing the Hindi version and the response from exhibitors has been good,” he said. Girish Wankhede of Cinemax chain of multiplexes said the movie saw 10 to 15 per cent occupancy in the morning show. In kerala movie has distributed by seven arts. The movie open in five screens in Thiruvananthapuram. The others big cities like Thrissur and Ernakulam also have the movie in three screens .
“There is not a frenzied response like in Chennai. But, I am confident that the collections will pick up through word of mouth. We are positive about the Box Office collections,” he said.’Endhiran’ directed by Shankar is a Tamil movie dubbed in Hindi and Telugu. Rajnikanth plays a scientist who creates a look-alike robot.
At recently refurbished Arora theatre in Matunga, central Mumbai which comprises a sizeable chunk of Tamil population, huge cutouts of the superstar were seen with several fans thronging the theatre to watch their idol’s latest venture.