Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Vijay's Thuppakki Makes 180 Crore : Eros International

According to the box office report relased by the Eros International, Vijay Starrer Thuppaki collected Rs. 180 crore(domestic). Vijay movie thuppakki which released on 13 November 2012 hits 1500 screens all ove the world. This movie collected 9.25 crores on opening day and collected 65.32 crores in first week as per the news.

Thuppakki is a 2012 Indian Tamil action thriller film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss. It features Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles, with Vidyut Jamwal, Jayaram and Sathyan in supporting roles. The film, produced by S. Thanu, features background score and soundtrack composed by Harris Jayaraj with cinematography handled by Santhosh Sivan, who with Thuppakki, introduced the Arri Alexa camera to Indian cinema.

On the opening day Thuppakki netted around 9.25 crore (US$1.68 million) in Tamil Nadu box office alone. It collected a sum of 45.6 crore (US$8.3 million) in its first week, and 65.32 crore (US$11.89 million) worldwide by its first week. In Chennai city alone the film netted 4.83 crore (US$0.88 million) in its first week with an average theater occupancy of 99%. The second week witnessed an occupancy of 90% in the city and netted around 9.41 crore (US$1.71 million) creating a new record for vijay by taking a distributor share of 6.60 crore (US$1.2 million) in 13 days. It still stood in the number one position by the third week resulting in a total collection of 13.36 crore (US$2.43 million). After a long run for 8 weeks at the Chennai box office the film netted 13.4 crore (US$2.44 million) which is the second highest figure of all tamil movies released. Ten days after the release, Thuppakki was released in 31 screens in Mumbai and roared success as well. Thuppakki was bought for a record price in Karnataka by a leading distributor, and it even opened well at the box office there. The opening 3 day collection from 8 multiplexes of Bangalore alone netted at 21.8 lakh (US$39,700) Thuppakki was released in 126 screens in Kerala and raked in 4 crore (US$728,000) in just two days with a distributor share of 2 crore (US$364,000) which is a record for any Tamil release. Many of the centers witnessed police charging before the shows and were forced to go for a fifth show on the first day which resulted in almost 600 shows in a single day: a record number of screenings for any vijay film in the state. The film reached the 100 crore (US$18.2 million) mark in just 11 days of its release. In its financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2013, Eros announced a domestic net of 180 crore (US$32.76 million) for Thuppakki.


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