Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone starrer Kochadaiiyaan (Kochadaiyaan) has made good collections at Box Office in the first week. Despite facing negative feedbacks from a section of audience, it has managed to make good business at key centres and ended the first week by reportedly raking in Rs 53 crores.
Of all markets, Chennai has been very good for
Kochadaiiyaan. The Tamil flick has made stupendous
business at Box Office in its first week here. Having got 90%
occupancy in the first weekend, it had earned close to Rs 2 crore
in first three days. Many had expected the film's collections to
come down in the following week days.
However, Kochadaiiyaan managed to pull audience to
theatres in weekdays. The occupancy in the week days was above 60
%, which has surprised trade pundits, who had expected a huge dip
in the collections due to bad word-of-mouth.
In the week days, it has earned above Rs. 1.25 crore and in
total, the collection of the film at Chennai Box Office stands
close to Rs.4.5 crores in the 10 days. While this is the story at
Chennai Box Office, in the entire Tamil Nadu, it has managed to
make good business. It has made more than Rs 32 crores.
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Kochadaiiyaan In 6 Languages
A trader claims that Kochadaiiyaan has earned around Rs
53 crores in the first week in six languages. The lion's share has
come from the Tamil version.
The collections of Telugu and Hindi versions are not upto the
mark. Indeed, only Tamil version has become the saving grace for
the makers of the film. Manam in Telugu and
Heropanti in Hindi had quite impact on the collections of
Tollywood and Bollywood versions of Rajinikanth's film.
In the international circuits, Kochadaiiyaan has fared
well in countries like Malaysia, UK, and US. The combined
collections of the movie in three langauges is expected to be
around Rs 8.50 crores in the first week.
In the states like Kerala and Karnataka, collections of
Kochadaiiyaan have slowed down.
Next Few Weeks Crucial
Kochadaiiyaan is made with the budget of Rs 125 crores
and to recover the production cost, the movie has to run
successfully in theatres for a few more weeks.