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'Interstellar' strikes gold in Tamil Nadu, collects Rs 1.28 cr in a week

IANS 15 Nov 2014, 15:28:40 PM IST

Chennai: Christopher Nolan's science fiction film "Interstellar" has raked in a whopping Rs. 1.28 crore at the Tamil Nadu box office in its opening week.

"The film released in minimum number of screens in TN (Tamil Nadu), and yet managed to collect Rs. 1.28 crore at the ticket window in the first week," trade analyst Trinath told IANS.

Starring Mathew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Casey Affleck in the lead, the film is about the search for a habitable planet through a wormhole.

"Nolan's films have done extremely well in the state. With 'Interstellar', he has broken all the records and it has turned out to be the highest grossing English film in TN in the first week," he said.

The film has been appreciated by critics and audiences alike.