Sivakarthikeyan's "Kakki Sattai" (Kaaki Sattai) has not only got a fantastic start at domestic box office, but has also created history at international circuits including the US, Australia and Malaysia. Below, find its international business report:
"Kakki Sattai" was released in some foreign countries on 26 February evening and it hit the screens in India on 27 February. The film has got positive reviews from critics and audience.
The Tamil movie has done a remarkable business at the US box office in its first weekend. It has earned ₹35.48 lakh ($57,269) from 32 screens in four days (Thu-Sun).
Sivakarthikeyan's film has made an impressive business in the Australian box office. It has collected ₹27.65 lakh (A$57,599) and has beaten his previous first weekend record of "Maan Karate", which had raked in ₹16.25 lakh.
The growing popularity of Sivakarthikeyan is evident with "Kakki Sattai" getting more number of screens than his "Maan Karate", which was released in only four screens in Australia. His latest film has seen the light in 11 screens.
The result is the same even at the Malaysian box office as "Kakki Sattai" has beaten the records of "Maan Karate". The latest movie has earned ₹82.63 lakh (MYR 484,935) from 14 screens. His earlier film had released in 17 screens, but only earned ₹61.42 lakh in the first weekend.
The interesting part of the story is that it has made good business though big movies like Ajith starrer "Yennai Arindhaal" and Dhanush's "Anegan" are still in theatres.
Meanwhile, "Kakki Sattai" has performed well in Tamil Nadu, earning an impressive ₹13.34 crore in the weekend.