Whistle collections: Kollywood star Vijay and Nayantara starrer sports-based drama Whistle, is running successfully at the box office. The movie was released on 25th October 2019, in a very grand manner worldwide, and received a positive response from every quarter. Vijay starrer Whistle, directed by Atlee Kumar, is the Telugu dubbed version of the Tamil movie Bigil. The movie also has Jackie Shroff, Induja Ravichandran, Reba Monica John, Varsha Bollamma and Amritha Aiyer in important roles. According to the trader’s report, Whistle has collected a share around Rs 10.09 Cr at the box office of both Telugu States- Andhra Pradesh and Telangana after the successful run of 10 days
The area-wise break up of Vijay and Nayantara starrer Whistle are as follows:
Nizam: Rs 3.14 Cr
Ceded: Rs 2.73 Cr
Nellore: Rs 0.44 Cr
Krishna: Rs 0.54 Cr
Guntur: Rs 1.02 Cr
Vizag: Rs 1.12 Cr
East Godavari: Rs 0.62 Cr
West Godavari: Rs 0.48 Cr
Total 10 days AP/TS Collections of Whistle: Rs 10.09 Cr Shares
In Bigil/ Whistle, Vijay made his screen presence in a dual role as a father and a son. The movie marked the third collaboration of Atlee and Vijay after Mersal (2017) and Theri (2016). The double Oscar award-winning music composer A R Rahman is the music composer of Whistle.
Whistle showcases Vijay as a football coach and a gangster. He coaches the Tamil Nadu women’s football team to victory despite all odds.
At the USA Box office, Bigil has failed to overtake Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and Pooja Hegde starrer Hindi movie Housefull 4. However, the shocking result is that Karthi’s Kaithi, which released in comparatively less number of screens has beaten Vijay starrer Bigil in the country. While Kaithi has minted Rs 31 lakh ($44,035), Bigil could collect only Rs 28 lakh ($40,180) despite having more screens allotted.