Pongal's Tamil releases have emerged big winners at Box Office this year. The biggies Vijay's Jilla and Ajith Kumar's Veeram have made brilliant business at the collection centres and have given a good start to Kollywood, which could not witness huge commercial success last year.
Jilla and Ajith Kumar starrer Veeram have also performed well at international circuits. Mainly, the films have done well at the UK and Malaysia Box Office. Here, we are bringing you the week-wise collections of both films.
In UK In the first weekend, Jilla was released in 44 screens. The film earned Rs 1.54 crores (£152,552) in the opening weekend. But Veeram got very less screens as it was released in only 24 screens. The Ajith's film made Rs 62.98 lakhs (£62,233) in the first weekend.
By second weekend, Jilla was screening in 25 screens and had earned Rs 2.31 crores (£227,876). Whereas Veeram was reduced to 13 screens and had made Rs 1.08 crores (£106,584).
In third weekend, Jilla, which is running in five screens, earned Rs 2.54 crores (£243,029) in total. On the other end, Veeram, which is running in three screens, has made Rs 1.20 crores (£115,091). Continue reading the Box Office story on the slideshow...
It was a neck-to-neck battle between Jilla and Veeram at Malaysia Box Office. Both the films had wide release and have made good business here.
First Weekend In Malaysia
In the first weekend, Jilla was released in 36 screens and it earned Rs 78.02 lakhs. On the other end, Veeram made Rs 71.03 lakhs from 33 screens in Malaysia.
Second Weekend In Malaysia
The total collection of Jilla by the end of second week was Rs 1.54 crores from 25 screens. And Veeram remained strong by earning Rs 1.46 crores from 22 screens.
Third Weekend In Malaysia
The total collection of Jilla by the end of third week is Rs 1.70 crores. The film is still running in 20 screens. Whereas Veeram, by the same time period, has made Rs 1.63 crores. The interesting part of the story is that it is still running in 21 screens.
However, Jilla and Veeram are doing wonderful business in Tamil Nadu. The weekend shows are still running into packed houses.