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'Enthiran' clocked Rs 179 cr

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

Enthiran, a blockbuster movie released by Sun Pictures, the films division of Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun Group, has clocked a revenue of Rs 179 crore, while the company spent Rs 132 crore on production.

The movie, which was released in October last year, featured Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Bachchan and had music by A R Rahman. Shankar directed the film, produced by Kalanidhi Maran.

In its statement of assets and liabilities, Sun TV Network (Sun TV) said that in 2010-11, it had released the movie simultaneously in three languages, titled 'Enthiran' in Tamil and 'Robot' in Telugu and Hindi.

The company earned a total revenue of Rs 179 crore, including Rs 8 crore expected from satellite rights which has not been included in the revenues during the year ended March 31, 2011.

The movie was released by Sun Pictures, and Ficus Entertainment in 2,250 screens across the world. This includes 500 screens in Tamil Nadu, 350 in Andhra Pradesh, 700 in northern India and others in the rest of the country and overseas.

Sun Pictures is involved in production, Distribution and acquisition of content. So far, the company has released 16 films.

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First Published: Mon, May 30 2011. 00:50 IST