Thala Ajith's Yennai Arindhaal has already reached the 100 crore club according to some reports. After a terrific four day opening in Tamil Nadu and foreign countries, Yennai Arindhaal faced its acid test this week as it entered the second week at the box office.
Yennai Arindhaal ran to packed houses in most theatres
in Chennai even in weekdays. On its fifth day(Monday) Yennai
Arindhaal has reportedly collected 7.2 crore rupees in Tamil
Collections on the sixth day(Tuesday) were steady throughout the
state. However, it did not match up to the fifth day's collection
as the total gross on Tuesday were 6.7 crore rupees from Tamil Nadu
alone. On its seventh day(Wednesday), collections in Tamil Nadu is
said to be around 6.5 crores(approx).
According to ATMUS Entertainment, which released Yennai
Arindhaal in the USA, the Ajith starrer has entered the second
week with 23-25 screens. The overall collections there stands at an
impressive 490,000 USD. It is expected that the movie will enter
the respected 500,000 USD mark by the end of this week.
After completing eight days run at the box office worldwide, it
is speculated that Yennai Arindhaal has collected a total
of 57.85 crores in Tamil Nadu. While the reports say the movie has
collected 6.25 crores in Kerala and 7.35 crores in Karnataka, it
also says the Ajith starrer has collected 4.45 crores from rest of
India and 25 crores from overseas box office. So the total
collections of Yennai Arindhaal is estimated to be around
100.9 crore rupees(approx).
To round things off, Yennai Arindhaal has done
excellent business so far in its second week all over the world.
With Dhanush's Anegan releasing today, it will be
interesting to see if the Ajith starrer can pin down its competitor
to emerge as a winner in its third week.
Stay tuned for more updates on Yennai Arindhaal box
office meanwhile, check out the below slides to know the
top 10 highest grossing movies in Tamil ever:
With a worldwide gross of 256 crore rupees, Rajinikanth's
Enthiran takes the first place as far as the highest
grossing movie in Tamil is concerned.
Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam takes the second slot with
a total worldwide gross of 220 crore rupees. Directed by Kamal
Haasan, it has Kamal and Andrea in prominent roles.
Vikram's I is still running in theatres and has
already taken the third place with a total gross of 202.95 crore
rupees. This movie has every chance of taking the second or even
the first slot.
Dasavathaaram's worldwide gross stands exactly at 200
crore rupees. It also became the first Tamil movie to touch the 200
Vijay's Thuppakki has collected 180 crore rupees.
Directed by AR Murugadoss, it became the first Vijay movie to cross
the 100 crore mark.
Lingaa's total worldwide gross stands at 148.75 crore
rupees. Lingaa managed to do extremely well at the box
office despite opening to mixed reviews.
Thala Ajith's Arrambam takes the seventh position with
a total gross of 135 crore rupees. Directed by Vishnuvardhan,
Arrambam has Ajith, Arya and Nayantara in key
With a worldwide gross of 130 crore rupees, Mankatha
takes the eighth spot. It portrayed Ajith in a negative role and
has Arjun Sarja in an important role.
There is no slot for the ninth position as Veeram too
collected 130 crore rupees as per the worldwide box office
The tenth slot is yet again taken by Rajinikanth as
Sivaji's worldwide gross is estimated to be 128