The Rajinikanth and Radhika Apte starrer ‘Kabali’ released worldwide in over 9,000 screen on July 22. With the domestic collection crossing Rs 100 crore in its first weekend, Rajikanth-starrer Kabali is a storm at the box office.
Kabali reportedly earned Rs 48.95 crore on the day of release in India, beating Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’ by a considerable margin. With a collection of Rs 36.5 crores on day one, the Salman starrer had claimed the biggest opening of 2016.
Thalaiva also broke his own box-office day one record, which stood at Rs 37 crores earlier.
Box-office collection aside, the film, which was made on a budget of Rs 100 crore, has already earned about Rs 225 crores from the sale of theatrical, audio and satellite rights.
Ramesh B, a trade analyst from Tamil Nadu tweeted saying, “By early estimates, #Kabali has crossed Rs 200 Cr gross @ WW BO for the Opening wknd”
By early estimates, #Kabali has crossed ₹ 200 Cr gross @ WW BO for the Opening wknd
India – ₹ 123 Cr
Overseas – ₹ 87 Cr
Total – ₹ 210 Crs
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) July 25, 2016
Though Hollywood film Star Trek Beyond released it hardly got any screens or shows and was just limited mainly to the IMAX screen. The Santhanam super hit Dhilluku Dhuddu was abruptly pulled off, to accommodate Kabali. In a way, this weekend Kabali totally took over the Chennai Box-Office and is in the 1 to 5 position in the chart.