Chennai: Thuppakki has got one of the best
openings of the year. The film, which was released on November 13,
has done remarkable business worldwide.
As per the trade reports, Thuppakki has collected Rs
65.32 crore worldwide in the opening weekend. It has approximately
collected Rs 45 crore in Tamil Nadu alone. It has also done an
amazing business in the UK, US and Australian Box Office.
In the UK Box Office, Thuppakki has earned Rs 1.18
crores in 25 screens. Whereas, in the US, the Vijay starrer film
collected Rs 1.76 crore. However, in Australia, it has raked in Rs
37.99 lakhs in the six-day weekend.
The film was released in 1,000+ screens worldwide for Diwali. On
the opening day, Thuppakki earned Rs 9.25 crore, which was
one of the highest collections in 2012. It also did brilliant
collections in neighbouring states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
However, Thuppakki is an action-thriller directed by
Murugadoss. The movie stars Vijay, Kajal
Aggarwal and Vidyut Jamwal in the important roles. The film is
produced by Kalaiphuli S Dhanu. It is now being remade in Hindi by
Murugadoss himself and Akshay Kumar will reprise Vijay's role.