Thalapathy released on November 5th, 1991 ,also released on same day is Kamal hassan’s Guna
Thalapathy was directed by Manirathnam and produced by his own brother G Venkateswaran of GV films.
Some of the unique records created by Thalapathy during its release as per movie trackers.
- First south Indian Film Ran 100 days in 4 states
- First 100 days Tamil print Movie in Maharashtra state with regular shows.(Aurora Theatre).
- Film First released in 65+ Theatres in Tamilnadu.
- First Tamil Film released in 25+ Theatres in Karnataka.(before Thalapathi ,Tamil Film used to release in 5-10 Theatres only)
- Opened with Record No. of shows in Kerala State.
- First Film introduced culture of Early Morning ‘3 AM Special Shows to Southern Cinema.
- 5 Lakhs Audio Casettes sold out before The Movie Release (All Time Record in Industry).
- Rakamma Kaiyya thattu was the number of 1 song voted by BBC as the most popular song in its millennium ranking
Rajini fans world wide celebrate the 27th year of the blockbuster movie release