Bhairavaa 2nd Day Box Office Collection
Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Pongal release Bairavaa (Bhairava) is off to a fantastic start at the Tamil Nadu box office. The movie, which was released on Thursday, January 12, has reportedly beaten several records by doing an earth-shattering collection on the first day. As per Sri Green Productions, the Tamil Nadu distributor of Bairavaa, the Vijay’s movie has made a gross collection of around Rs 20 crore. Kaushik LM “#Bairavaa Day 1 TN gross is 16.6 CR. Best in #Ilayathalapathy #Vijay’s career beating his #Theri. #BairavaaRecordOpening @SriGreen_Offl state on ” the tweet from the distributor read.
Bairavaa was released in over 500 screens and had enjoyed stupendous response for the pre-release booking. Hence, the good start at the box office was expected by the trade experts. However, the final official number is awaited. If Bairavaa manages to garner close to Rs 20 crore on the first day, it will be the biggest opener in Vijay’s career and the second biggest opener in Kollywood after Rajinikanth’s Kabali, which minted Rs 21.5 crore from over 550 screens in Tamil Nadu on the opening day. Vijay’s previous best was Rs 13.5 crore set by Theri, which had seen the light of the day in 425 screens.
The movie has now apparently beaten Ajith’s Vedalam, which had earned Rs 15.5 crore on the first day from above 520 screens in Tamil Nadu. The advance booking of Bairavaa had met with stupendous response. Notably in Chennai, the tickets in multiplexes and single screens sold like hotcakes. Bairavaa is reportedly register an above 90 percent occupancy on the first day in the capital city of Tamil Nadu and earned over Rs 90 lakh on the first day. Sri Green Productions acquired the entire Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of the movie for an undisclosed price and sold the distribution rights to multiple parties.
Bairavaa should gross over Rs 60 crore to be declared a profitable venture for them in the state. Bairavaa has got a decent opening in Kerala and Karnataka. Among the overseas centres, the movie is releasing big in Malaysia. The film has seen the light of the day in over 50 countries. On its second day due to mixed reactions of audience and critics as well, Bairavaa has witnessed considerable drop in its occupancy and raked the business of around 7 cr*. Word of mouth of the movie is not much strong, so there is no expectations of growth on Saturday and Sunday.