Yennai Arindhaal
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After an overwhelming response in the US, Ajith starrer "Yennai Arindhaal" has been declared a box office hit by film distributors in the country. The romantic thriller film had surpassed all box office collection records of Ajith movies released till date in the US.

"All, profit or loss is for the investor, we do not comment on it, we paid for it, we enjoy the profit or suffer the loss. You can definitely call #YennaiArindhaal a Box Office hit in USA based on gross collections as it surpassed all previous Ajith films," tweeted ATMUS Entertainment, the distributor of the movie.

The film had earlier surpassed the $500K mark in box office collections in the US; with this, Ajith joined the half-million dollar club of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay and Vikram.

Gautham Menon also joined hit filmmakers such as AR Murugadoos and Shankar for being highly successful directors in US box office for Tamil movies.

"Yennai Arindhaal" initial rush was so much in the country that it took just three days for the latest Ajith movie to surpass the all-time record of his previous hit "Arrambam".

Considering the initial response to Tamil movies in recent times, industry analysts see the trend as an encouraging sign for more Tamil movies to release in international markets.

"Yennai Arindhaal' makers are hoping that the film will continue its success run. The movie, which was released in 75 screens in the US has loss out on number of screens in the second week due to the release of "Anegan" and other big releases in Hindi and English. However, distributors had managed to retain over 20 screens for the movie in the country.

Besides Ajith, "Yennai Arindhaal" has star cast of Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty, Arun Vijay, Parvathy and Vivek.