After its success in Maharashtra, UAE-GCC and the U.S. box office, Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar-starrer "Sairat" is all set to spread its magic at the Chennai and Kerala box office.
Marathi film "Sairat," which was released in Maharashtra on April 29, will now be screened in theatres in Kerala and Chennai. In Chennai, the highest grossing Marathi movie will be released on Saturday, while in Kerala the film will hit screens on Friday. But the Nagraj Manjule directorial will have a limited release in both the states.
"Sairat" has become a worldwide phenomenon, thanks to its box office success. Shattering all previous records of Marathi industry, this love story emerged as the biggest blockbuster hit of all time. The film earned over Rs. 80 crore in India in its five-week run and now it is all set to beat the record of Shah Rukh Khan's "Fan."
Talking about its overseas earnings, "Sairat" opened to houseful response when released at the UAE-GCC box office in May. "Sairat" became the first Marathi film to get a theatrical release in the Gulf region.
The film also got a good release at the U.S. box office along with its India release. In five weeks, "Sairat" minted Rs. 14.58 lakh ($ 21,737) from just four screens. Apart from creating magic at the box office, videos of moviegoers dancing on "Zingaat" song from "Sairat" movie in the theatre in the U.S. has also been rounds on social media.
"Sairat" is a love story in the backdrop of caste discrimination. The film, which features Rinku and Akash in the lead roles, has been received well by all and is setting new benchmarks at the box office for all the new releases.
Check out the break-up of "Sairat," as provided by Bollywood Hungama.
Day 1 (Fri) Rs. 3.60 crore
Day 2 (Sat) Rs. 3.95 crore
Day 3 (Sun) Rs. 4.55 crore
Day 4 (Mon) – Day 7 (Thu) Rs. 13.4 crore
Day 8 (Fri) - Day 11 (Mon) Rs. 15.61 crore
Day 12 (Tue) - Day 14 (Thu) Rs. 10.89 crore
Day 15 (Fri) - Day 16 (Sat) Rs. 3 crore
Day 17 (Sun) - Day 21 (Thu) Rs. 10 crore
Day 22 (Fri) - Day 28 (Thu) Rs. 10 crore
Day 29 (Fri) - Day 35 (Thu) Rs. 5 crore
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]