Kamal Haasan-starrer ‘Vikram’ BO collections nears 400 cr worldwide; OTT release soon


Creating new benchmarks, Kamal Haasan-starrer Vikram has become the second highest-grossing Kollywood movie of all time worldwide and is on its way to enter the Rs. 400 crores club in the next few days.

Pinkvilla reports, the worldwide box office collections of Vikram are Rs. 390.50 crores approx, 20 days in release, standing only behind Rajinikanth’s 2.0, which remains the biggest movie from the Tamil film industry with a global box office take of Rs. 665 crores.

The domestic and international split for Vikram through Wednesday is Rs. 273 crores and Rs. 117.50 crores ($15.10 million). Even though Vikram is the second biggest movie from Kollywood, when only the Tamil version is considered, it is comfortably the biggest, with Rs. 342 crores versus Rs. 288 crores of 2.0, becoming the first film to collect over Rs. 300 crores from just the Tamil language, the report read.

While Vikram continues to enthral the audience with its power-packed storyline and action sequences, the film is also all set to have an OTT release.

‘Vikram’ will hit the OTT platform Disney+Hotstar on July 8. It will premiere in four different languages – Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.

Helmed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, ‘Vikram’ features Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in lead roles. Actors Chemban Vinod Jose, Kalidas Jayaram, Antony Varghese, Narain, Antony Varghese and Arjun Das also star in the film in supporting roles.

The top ten highest grossing movies worldwide from Kollywood are as follows:

  1. 2.0 – Rs. 664.70 crores
  2. Vikram – Rs. 390.50 crores Approx (20 days)
  3. Bigil – Rs. 298.40 crores
  4. Enthiran – Rs. 288 crores
  5. Kabali – Rs. 285.20 crores
  6. Sarkar – Rs. 257.80 crores
  7. Master – Rs. 256.10 crores
  8. Mersal – Rs. 250.40 crores
  9. Beast – Rs. 236.90 crores
  10. I – Rs. 235.50 crores

The top ten films from Kollywood are all Rs. 200 crores plus earner, there are two others outside the top ten, Petta and Darbar with Rs. 219 crores and Rs. 202 crores respectively. Vijay dominates the list with five films, followed by Rajnikanth leading three titles, all of them in the top five.

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