Siddharth's Jigarthanda has performed well at the Box Office in the opening weekend. The Tamil movie has got overwhelming response in the domestic as well as international audience. The flick has done good business at the US Box Office and has made decent collections in Malaysia, UK and in a few other countries. And Dhanush's Velaiyilla Pattathari has continued its domination at some international circuits.
In the opening weekend, Jigarthanda has collected
Rs.71.91 lakhs (117,746$) in the US. It was released in 20 screens.
Its counterpart Sarabham has made Rs. 17,342 (284 $) in
one screen. Apart from these new releases, Dhanush's Velaiyilla
Pattathari, which was released on July 18, is still being
played in three screens. So far, it has made Rs.1.36 crores in this
In the UK and Ireland Box Office, Jigarthanda was
released in only two screens. It earned Rs.6.07 lakhs (5,907 £) in
the first weekend. It is interesting to note that Velaiyilla
Pattathari had a better occupancy even in the third week than
the Siddharth and Lakshmi Menon starrer movie. The Dhanush's movie
made (7,083 £) last weekend and its total collection from this part
of the world is Rs.93.54 lakhs.
Jigarthanda was released in five screens in Australia
and it earned Rs.12.86 lakhs (22,656 A$) in the first weekend.
Dhanush's Velaiyilla Pattathari is running in two screens
and it has made Rs.37.35 lakhs (22,656 A$) so far.
Malaysian Box Office
In the Malaysian Box Office, Dhanush's Velaiyilla
Pattathari has continued its domination. It has made 97,388
MYR in its third weekend and Jigarthanda collected 26,422
MYR in its first weekend.
Malaysian Box Office
Velaiyilla Pattathari is being played in 13 screens and
its total revenue from the Malaysian Box Office is Rs.2.14
Jigarthanda is being played in nine screens and its
total collection is Rs.5.03 crores from this region.
Jigarthanda has done brilliant business in the domestic
Box Office too. It has earned Rs.3.54 crores (nett) in the first
Jigarthanda has got good word-of-mouth and it is
expected to make good business in the coming days.