'Japan' - Karthi's Milestone Misfire
Karthi's much-anticipated 25th film, "Japan," initially held promise but swiftly spiraled into a colossal setback within the span of a weekBy: Tupaki Desk | 17 Nov 2023 4:00 AM GMT
Karthi's much-anticipated 25th film, "Japan," initially held promise but swiftly spiraled into a colossal setback within the span of a week. Despite the movie's milestone significance for the actor, it encountered a catastrophic response, resulting in an abrupt removal from theaters due to abysmal occupancy rates.
Debuting on November 10th, "Japan" encountered an onslaught of scathing reviews early on, severely impacting its performance across all regions. Although it managed to secure moderate figures in Tamil Nadu during the festive Diwali weekend, the film's fortunes quickly plummeted, leading to a complete collapse in the state.
The distressingly low turnout prompted theater proprietors to swiftly substitute "Japan" with alternative film screenings. On platforms like the BookMyShow app, the movie suffered the ignominy of receiving its lowest rating ever—a paltry 5.1—which unequivocally reflects the audience's resounding disapproval. Regrettably, this cinematic debacle marked a significant setback in Karthi's otherwise illustrious career trajectory.
"Japan," helmed by Raju Murugan and billed as a heist comedy, failed to strike a chord with audiences, culminating in a resounding rejection. Moreover, the film continued the unfortunate streak of underperformance for actress Anu Immanuel.
This unexpected turn of events swiftly transformed what was anticipated as a milestone celebration for Karthi into a distressing chapter in his cinematic journey, signaling the unequivocal rejection of "Japan" by audiences and industry pundits alike.