Vijay and Nayantara based sports drama Bigil starring Vijay and lady superstar Nayantara has crossed Rs 100 crore at the box office worldwide. This is an incredible feat for a movie that is produced on a huge budget of Rs 180 crore by Kalpathi S Aghoram under the banner of AGS Entertainments. The much-anticipated sports-drama, directed Atlee, hit the theatres on 25th October in a very grand manner and is dominating the box office not just in India but also in the international market. It’s dubbed Telugu version is also doing decent collections in both Telugu states. According to the trader’s report, Whistle has collected a Rs 6.50 Cr shared at the box office of both Telugu States – Andhra Pradesh and Telangana after the successful run of 1st Weekend.
The area-wise break up of Whistle is as follows:
Nizam: Rs 1.92 Cr
Ceded: Rs 1.65 Cr
Nellore: Rs 0.27 Cr
Krishna: Rs 0.44 Cr
Guntur: Rs 0.81 Cr
Vizag :Rs 0.67 Cr
East Godavari: Rs 0.45 Cr
West Godavari: Rs 0.29 Cr
Total 3 days AP/TS collections of Whistle: Rs 6.50 Cr
In Chennai city, Bigil is dominating the box office as the movie has earned Rs 5.26 Cr at the end of three days of its theatrical run. Vijay starrer has collected Rs 1.79 cr and Rs 1.73 cr on Friday and Saturday respectively and is continuing its stronghold at the box office.
Karthi’s starrer action-thriller Kaithi/ Khaidi, which also released on the same day on the occasion of Diwali, is giving a tough competition to Bigil at the box office. The traders are expecting that Kaithi, which released in less number of screens, is likely to add more screens in the coming days. Bigil was released in nearly 4,200 screens across the world. In Tamil Nadu, the movie released in around 650-700 screens approximately.