Yesterday was the big day for the box office as the South Indian superstar Rajinikanth starrer most anticipated film of the year Kabali hit the silver screens. The Rajini fans across the country were very excited for this film and the box office result was also similar to the expectations.
Directed by Pa. Ranjith, Kabali released with more than 12000 screens around the world with 550 plus screens in Rajini’s hometown Tamil Nadu. With the so much hype and the madness of Rajinikanth, Kabali has opened with the earth-shattering response and collected around Rs 35 crores from all the versions (Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada).
This is something extraordinary showcase which could only be seen from a Rajinikanth’s film. In South India, especially in Tamil Nadu, almost all the tickets for the entire week have been sold out in advance, so the coming days would probably see some eye-opener numbers from this action flick of the God of the film industry.
This spectacular magic of Kabali is not only seen in India but the reports coming from the overseas market are also very phenomenal. According to Tarah Adarsh, trade expert, Kabali has so far grossed around Rs 12.93 crores (Tamil plus Telugu) in preview shows in USA and Canada and takes an epic start. In Malaysia, Kabali gets biggest ever opening and positioned on top.
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On the other hand, Salman Khan starrer Sultan hasn’t much affected with the carnage of Kabali and brought in Rs 2.14 crore on its 3rd Friday. With this, Sultan has now total collections of Rs 280.10 crores.
By Today, It will surpass the lifetime collections of Dhoom 3 (Rs 280.25 crores) and become 3rd highest Bollywood grosser after PK (Rs 340 crores) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 320 crores).
The other release of the week, Madaari featuring Irrfan Khan has not able to open well and just collected Rs 2 crore on Friday. Madaari is an off-beat film with the limited release in multiplexes, so, this could be satisfied numbers for the makers as it is a moderate budget film.