“Robot” ticket sales rushed in USA

It’s learnt that Super star Rajinikath and stunning beauty Ashwiraya Rai starrer trilingual film “Robot/Endhiran” will hit the theatres on October 1st. Latest news is that within 10 minutes of advance booking for ‘Robot’ having started, the theatre in Jackson Heights in New York was all sold out for a week. This seems to be a feat accomplished in the US.

Usually advance booking in the US starts before one week of movie release. Going by expectations and eagerness of movie lovers to see this film, the advance booking has been opened even two weeks before of its release. “Robot” is the first Indian film to accomplish the feat of having the tickets sold out within 10 minutes of the booking opening.

“Robot” also has the distinction of being the first Indian film that is being released at the same time in India and worldwide in all the three languages of Tamil, Hindi and Telugu. Advance booking in USA was started day before yesterday (September 18th). The ticket rate is $25, equivalent to Rs.1150. Such a high ticket rate has not been charged even for a Hollywood film!