Iru Mugan 1st Saturday Box Office Collection
Even as Chiyaan Vikram-starrer Iru Mugan opened decently well at the box office in India, its collections in the US were dull. Iru Mugan was simultaneously released in Tamil and a dubbed version in Telugu, titled Inkokkadu. The movie came out in the USA a day before it was screened in India. According to Tamil movie distributor in America ATMUS Entertainment, the movie earned $948 on its opening day.Interestingly, the movie got a good collection in the dubbed version as compared to the original in Tamil. Meanwhile, in Tamil Nadu, the film is expected to earn around Rs 5.25 crore on day 1.
The film enjoyed good occupancy in the morning and evening shows, which will translate into decent earnings. The final collections will emerge later today. However, for those who were expecting Vikram to shatter records with Iru Mugan will be disappointed. Tamil films are enjoying a lot of success. Under the direction of Anand Shankar, Iru Mugan is a sci-fi thriller with Vikram playing double roles: Akhilan, a RAW agent and Love, and eccentric scientist. The movie also stars Nayanthara and Nithya Menen in lead female roles. The movie was released on over 1000 screens across the globe. Earlier, the director won over critics and audiences alike for treating action in his debut film Arima Nambi very realistically.
Assuring that the trend has continued in Iru Mugan, he said the action in the film will take the story forward. In fact, Rajinikanth’s Kabali earned over Rs 21 crore on its opening day in TN. Vikram, who did hits like Anniyan and I, is famous for the transformation he undergoes in almost all his movies. Iru Mugan landed on the silver-screen on the eve of Onam. The film also has Nassar, Thambi Ramaiah, Bala and Karunakaran in important roles. The cinematography is by RD Rajasekhar while Bhuvan Srinivasan has edited the film.
Iru Mugan has managed to maintain its image in the audience mind by performing outstanding today also inspire of a weekday. Total Friday i.e. second day income of Iru Mugan stands at 4.50 Crores from Tamil Nadu & nearby states with favorable reviews from the viewers. First day was good for the film makers and now the second day have shown little rise but great expectations are being made for coming weekend starting day after tomorrow. First weekend report will decide the fate of this movie.
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