Bigil Box Office: It’s turning out to be a big Diwali for Indian film industry with both Akshay Kumar’s Housefull 4 and Thalapathy Vijay’s Bigil dominating the ticket windows. Although the festivities did hamper the growth in the first weekend, the collections are still terrific.


Specifically talking about Vijay’s Bigil, the movie took a huge start in India, especially the southern regions were on a rampage mode. Surprisingly, it put up a very good show in Mumbai too, which is being dominated by H4.

Bigil Box Office: Crushes Baahubali: 2; Creates Havoc Worldwide
Bigil Box Office: Crushes Baahubali 2: The Conclusion; Creates Havoc Worldwide

At the Chennai box office, Bigil has done unthinkable as it took over Prabhas’ Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’s weekend collections. According to the trade estimates, Bigil earned 5.26 crores over its first 3 days, with Sunday collections higher than opening day. It clearly shows that movie is riding on a positive word of mouth. On the other hand, Baahubali 2 collected 3.24 crores during its weekend run.

Also, this sport action-drama is on a historic run worldwide with grossing 130 crores approximately in its first 3 days.


In Tamil Nadu alone, the movie has fetched roughly around 58 crores during its first-weekend run.

With such a positive reception from the audience, all eyes are set on how today’s partial holiday factor turns out to be.

Recently, “Bigil” became the fourth Tamil film to get a Twitter emoji.

Bigil“, which has been directed by Atlee, happens to be Vijay second film to get an emoji after “Mersal”.

Two other Tamil films to have emojis on Twitter. These are superstar Rajinikanth’s “Kaala” and Suriya’s “NGK”.

“Bigil”, which also stars Jackie Shroff, Nayanthara, Kathir, Yogi Babu and Vivek in crucial roles, features Vijay in dual roles of a father and a son. As the father, Vijay will be seen in a gangster avatar, while he plays the coach of a women’s football team as the son.

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  1. Even SS Rajamouli & Prabhas can reply that Bigil has only collected 10 crores in Diwali weekend in AP/TS when Baahubali 2 collected 328 crores in the state without a national holiday. It has annhiliated the so called Bigil in its home ground. No Telugu film has even collected 10 crores in Bollywood till date outside Baahubali franchise. It single handedly made Prabhas the only South male actor to become a superstar in Bollywood breaking the generations old curse which saw many superstars from South fail repeatedly. The market is so bad even till now that outside Sye Raa & KGF South Indian superstars never even bother releasing their films in Hindi version. Even Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy was a colossal disaster couldn’t even collect 9 crores let alone 511 but it still holds the record for highest grossing Telugu film in Hindi outside the Indian version of Star Wars. Had Baahubali released in Holiday season like Diwali, Eid, Christmas or Navaratri it would have collected 540 in Bollywood and 2000 worldwide.

    Highest Grossing Bollywood Films

    1. Dangal = Christmas/New Year
    2. PK = Christmas/New Year
    3. Sanju = Non Holiday
    4. Tiger Zinda Hai = Christmas/New Year
    5. Bajrangi Bhaijaan = Eid
    6. War = Gandhi Jayanthi/Navratri
    7. Padmaavat = Republic Day
    8. Sultan = Eid
    9. Dhoom 3 = Christmas/New Year
    10. Secret Superstar = Diwali


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