Rajinikanth's latest movie "Kabali" has ended its first week on a high note at the worldwide box office. The multilingual film has not only witnessed earth-shattering collection but has also broken several records.
The makers of "Kabali" had organised a success meet on Thursday, July 29, where they opened up about the performance of the Rajinikanth's film at the box office. Producer Kalaippuli S Thanu expressed his happiness over the movie's business and thanked the people for giving it a grand reception.
Talking about the film's collection, Kalaippuli S Thanu has said that "Kabali" grossed Rs. 320 crore in six days at the worldwide box office. "#Kabali success meet - It's official film has collected worldwide Rs 320 Cr in 6 days ! (July 22 - 27). Phenomenal! [sic]" journalist Sreedhar Pillai tweeted. The producer also revealed that the flick has collected over Rs. 6 crore in six days in Chennai.
The latest buzz is that "Kabali" has done a decent business on its seventh day to end the first week business on a high note.
The exhibitors are expected to have got decent profits in the first week. "#kabali update :All theater owners who screened,based on terms will see decent profit by end of this week.Theaters based on MG might suffer. [sic]" industry tracker Prashanth tweets. The film has performed well in Tamil Nadu where it is estimated to have raked in over Rs. 60 crore. It has been doing well in Chennai and Coimbatore.
Outside Tamil Nadu, "Kabali" has been well-received in Kerala and Karnataka. The collection has reportedly slowed down in Andhra Pradesh post first weekend. However, the film has come out with flying colours at the international box office. It has done well in the U.S., Malaysia and France.
The Tamil movie was released on July 22 and had earned Rs. 87.5 crore from the global box office, thereby becoming India's biggest opener till date. "Kabali" had minted over Rs. 200 crore in its first weekend.
"Kabali," which is made with the budget of Rs. 100 crore, earned over Rs. 225 crore from its pre-release business.
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]