Ajith Kumar seems to be on a dream run as his last few movies registered marvelous collections at the Box Office. Some of his films in the recent years have made amazing business and reinstated his stardom in Kollywood. His latest movie Veeram could be special for him as the film was directly pitched against Vijay's Jilla. The interesting part of the story is that Thala has a delivered a hit in spite of facing a huge competition.
The actor's star power has worked big time again. Ajith Kumar's
Veeram was released for this Pongal with never-before
hype. The success of his last movie Arrambam had made
people to pin high hopes on his latest Tamil flick. On January 10,
the film saw the light of the day along with Vijay's
Jilla. Many were skeptical about the content as it had a
look of 90s Tamil films. But the film turned out to garner positive
reviews in large.
Veeram was released in about 750 screens worldwide and
in 350+ screen in Tamil Nadu. On the first day, as expected, the
film made earth-shattering business. Not only in Tamil Nadu but
places like Malaysia and UK saw never-before occupancy for a Tamil
film. Continue reading the story on the
First Weekend Business
In the first weekend, Ajith Kumar's Veeram grossed
above Rs 26 crores at the Box Office in India. From international
circuits, the Tamil flick made around Rs 5 crores.
First Week In Karnataka
In Karnataka, Veeram made more than a crore business in
the first week and it made close to two crores in the Kerala Box
Malaysian Box Office
So far, the collection of Veeram has crossed Rs 45
crores and the film has continued to make good business. The film
did well in the Malaysian Box Office.
Veeram Doing Good In TN
Traders say that the turnouts for Veeram is good in
Tamil Nadu. Indeed, it is better than other movies in the state.
But internationally, Jilla dominated at the Box
Veeram had made close to Rs 55 crores even before the
release. By selling distribution, satellite and music rights, the
Tamil flick had raked in good money.
While satellite rights fetched Rs 12 crores, the music rights
earned Rs 1 crore for the producer.
Overseas distribution rights of Veeram made somewhere
between Rs 7 to 9 crores. Karnataka and Kerala distribution rights
had fetched Rs 1 crore each.
The total business (Rights+Box Office Collection) that the film
made is more than Rs 100 crores. Hence, the film has been declared
as the Blockbuster.
Ajith Kumar's Veeram is produced by Vijaya Productions
and directed by Siruthai Siva. The film features Tamanna Bhatia,
Santhanam, Vidharth, Munish, Sohail and others in the cast.