Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office
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Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office

Tollywood | Published:October 22, 2017, 4:21 PM IST

This Diwali weekend four  big releases – Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Kunal Khemu, Tusshar Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Neil Nitin Mukesh & Tabu starrer Golmaal Again, directed by Rohit Shetty,  Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar, Thalapathy Vijay, Samantha, Kajal Aggarwal & Nithya Menen’s Mersal, directed by Atlee and Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja & Mehreen Kaur Pirzada’s Raja The Great, helmed by Anil Ravipudi hit the silver screens. While each film had different genres and catered to different audiences, a box office clash was on. And looks like we have an undisputed WINNER! 

 

Mersal  has beaten  Golmaal Again, Secret Superstar and Raja The great at North American Box Office  box office. As industry tracker and trade analyst – Ramesh Bala revealed on Twitter, “#Diwali2017 Rels @ N America BO - Till Oct 21st:

#Mersal - $1.06 M

#GolmaalAgain - $542K

#SecretSuperstar - $474K

 #RajaTheGreat - $276K.”

 

Rohit Shetty film earned Rs 30.14 Cr on its opening day and became fail to beat Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 :The Conclusion which earned Rs 41 Cr on its opening day.

Indian Film Industry  is fragmented by regional and linguistic divides into more than a dozen regional film industries, with Bollywood’s Hindi-language cinema being the most famous around the world, but with prolific and robust industries also in the Telugu, Tamil, Gujarati,  Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and other languages. The new champion in India is Tollywood, the Telugu-language cinema based  in south-central city of Hyderabad, Telangana. The region’s movies set numerous records in the first half of 2017, taking an unprecedented 42% of the national box office. But while Tollywood released 68 films in the first half, virtually all of the records and most of the box office belonged to a single film, Baahubali: The Conclusion. Now  in Kollywood, Thala Ajith and Kajal Aggarwal’s Vivegam, and Mersal are winning millions of heart and doing fantastic collections at the box office.


Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office

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Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office
Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office
Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office
Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office
Once again South dominates Bollywood: Vijay Mersal beats Ajay Devgn Golmaal Again at the Box Office