Sivakarthikeyan's "Kaaki Sattai", which is also spelled as "Kakki Sattai", has opened to a positive response. The Tamil film has got good opening at the box office.
"Kaaki Sattai" has been released in over 700 screens worldwide. While the Tamil movie has seen the light of the day in some foreign countries on Thursday evening, it has hit the screens in India on Friday, 27 February.
As per trade tracker and leading critic, Sreedhar Pillai, "Kaaki Sattai" has earned ₹4.62 crore in Tamil Nadu on the release day. It is the best-ever opening for a Sivakarthikeyan movie.
He tweeted, "#KaakiSattai - TN Friday Net Rs 4.62 Cr from 372 screens. Very Good.@Siva_Kartikeyan best ever openin."
Giving area wise break-up of the movie, he posted, "#KakkiSattai - TN Area wise break up- Chengalpet Rs 1.05 Cr, Coimbatore- Rs 0.75, North & South Arcot 0.62,Madurai 0.60, Trichy 0.50 1/2. #KakkiSattai - TN Area Wise break on Friday- Chennai City 0.45, Salem - 0.40, Tirunelveli-Kanyakumari 0.25. Total = Rs 4.62 Cr (approx) 2/2,"
Interesting part of the story is that the film has a big release in neighboring states Kerala and Karnataka. As per the reports, the film has released in 80 and 50+ screens in both the states.
Even in the overseas, "Kaaki Sattai" has been released in good number of screens. In the US, it has released in 34 screens. The film has also seen the light of the day in France, UK, Malaysia, Dubai and a few other countries.
"Kaaki Sattai" has been praised for its entertaining content. Sivakarthikeyan's performance has been appreciated by all section of audience. But many feel that the story runs on a predictable path and comedy, at parts, does not work. However, Anirudh Ravichander's music and background score along with Sukumar's cinematography are other highlights of the film.