Thuppakki has become the biggest hit of
2012. The film, which was released on Diwali, has turned out to be
the highest-ever grossing film of Vijay's illustrious career, as the film has
crossed the 100-crore mark at the Tamil Box Office.
On Friday (November 23), Thuppakki reached the
100-crore mark at the Box Office and also it is the second
Kollywood film to reach the feat after superstar Rajinikanth's
Endhiran. The news has been officially confirmed by
director AR Murugadoss himself. On his Twitter,
he wrote, "Yes bullets, it is now officially confirmed that
#Thuppakki has crossed the 100cr mark! It is only the second Tamil
film ever to do so!"
Thuppakki earned an astounding Rs 9.25 crore on the
opening day and managed to collect Rs 22.15 crore at the Tamil Box
Office in the first three days. The film earned Rs 65.25 crore
worldwide in the six-day weekend of which it fetched Rs 45 crore
from Tamil Nadu alone and reached the 100-cr mark on 11th day after
The film was released worldwide in over 1000 screens.
Thuppakki, which stars Vijay, Kajal
Aggarwal and Vidyut Jamwal in lead roles got limited number of
screens abroad due to the release of other language movies like
Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son of Sardar. However, it
made good business in the UK, US and other regions.