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Box office collection: Vijay starrer Bigil crosses ₹100 cr mark in three days

NARAYANAN V Chennai | Updated on October 28, 2019 Published on October 28, 2019

The movie collected around ₹1.80 crore on its opening day in Chennai.

Actor Vijay's Bigil has crossed ₹100 crore in the worldwide box office collection within three days of its release. The movie, produced by AGS Entertainment, released on Friday for the Diwali weekend.

The sports-drama directed by Atlee has been receiving mixed response from both critics and movie audience. While the first three days collection can be attributed to the pre-booking factor, it will be worthwhile to see how the movie performs in box office after Diwali holidays are over.

Actor Karthi's action-thriller Kaithi, which also released on Diwali, is giving a tough competition to Bigil at box office. Trade analysts expect that Kaithi, which released in less number of screens, is likely to add more screens in the coming days. This will also impact Bigil’s collection, which is estimated to have produced at a budget of ₹180 crore. Bigil has released in nearly 4,200 screens across the world. In Tamil Nadu the movie released in around 650-700 screens approximately.

“Bigil has taken more than ₹100 Crs+ Opening at the WW Box Office..” tweeted entertainment industry tracker Ramesh Bala.

According to trade estimates, in Chennai circle, the film collected around ₹1.80 crore on its opening day followed by ₹1.73 crore on the second day. On Sunday, the movie collection nearly doubled to ₹3.52 crore taking the total tally of first weekend collection to ₹5.26 crore.

“#Bigil does it in style in super fast time crosses ₹100 Cr worldwide in 3 days! Extraordinary! Phenomenal!,” Sreedhar Pillai, industry tracker and columnist.

Movie Critic and Business Analyst Taran Adarsh in a tweet said, "#Tamil film #Bigil - Total till Sat...USA: Will cross $1 million today [₹7.08 cr+], Australia: A$329,224 [₹1.59 cr], UK: £253,966 [₹2.31 cr -Some screens yet to report], France [admissions]: Thu 1973, Fri 5079, Sat 5138. Total: 12,190."

Whistle, the Telugu version of Bigil is also doing well at Box Office in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. According to trade estimates, the movie has garnered ₹10.8 Crore gross box office collection in 3 days in these Telugu region.

Published on October 28, 2019
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