Bigil Box Office: Thalapathy Vijay’s Diwali release Bigil has turned out to be a good profitable venture for all those associated despite being highly budgeted. Earlier, it knocked Rajinikanth’s Petta on worldwide front and also specifically in overseas market.
Now, being there almost for a month in theatres, Bigil records a sum of around 142 crores in Tamil Nadu itself, as per the trade estimates. It is the first Tamil movie to cross the 140 crore mark and second movie after Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, if all languages are considered.
It has brought a record breaking distributor of over 80 crores in the state, which is highest ever for any Tamil star and also for Thalapathy Vijay.
Meanhwhile, Bigil is the second domestic Rs 200 crore grosser of the year among southern films after ‘Saaho’. Vijay is the fourth actor to conquer the feat after Rajinikanth, Prabhas and Yash, the report in IANS states.
Cinetrak stated that ‘Bigil’ has also emerged as the highest grossing Tamil film in Kerala, surpassing Shankar’s ‘I’. After its fourth weekend, ‘Bigil’ stands at Rs 19.65 crore in Kerala.
‘Bigil’, directed by Atlee, features Thalapathy Vijay in dual roles as a gangster and a football coach of a women’s team.
Produced on a staggering budget of Rs 180 crore by AGS Entertainment, the film also stars Nayanthara, Jackie Shroff, Kathir and Yogi Babu in crucial roles.