In Tamil Nadu alone, the classical drama has grossed 17.15 crore
rupees from its first four days with the fourth day(Tuesday)
contributing 2.93 crore rupees.
The fifth day(Wednesday) box office collections in the home
state is estimated at 1.5 crore rupees, indicating a dip in the
When it comes to the weekend(Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
collections in the overseas market, the film has particularly done
well at the Land of Liberty(USA).
With Sunday contributing $81,382 the weekend collections in the
US stands at an impressive $465,382 which amounts to a whopping
2.98 crore rupees.
While the collections in countries like Malaysia and Australia
were steady throughout the weekend, Uttama Villain has
taken a back seat in Canada and United Kingdom.
When Malaysia and Australia have contributed MYR 537,141(₹95.12
lakh) and A$140,208(₹69.30 lakh) respectively, Canada's weekend
collections stands at $48,037 which is 30.58 lakh rupees.
In the UK, the collections on Monday were reportedly good but
Tuesday saw a sudden drop in the business. In its first 5 days, the
film has managed to pile a mere £82,798 which amounts to 80 lakh
As of Tuesday, the worldwide gross of Uttama Villain is
estimated at 29.3 crore rupees and the official confirmation on
that particular bit is awaited.
Check out the slides below to know how the movie has
fared so far in Telugu(dubbed version) and in other parts of the
Joins The $500K Mark
According to the latest report, the film has already crossed the
coveted half a million mark in the USA joining other biggies like
I, Yennai Arindhaal and OK Kanmani. The
total collections there now stands at $508,137.
While the Tamil version of the movie has been trimmed by 12
minutes in some states, the Telugu version has been trimmed by 21
minutes, indicating Uttama Villain's poor run at Telangana
and Andhra Pradesh areas.
Facing Heavy Losses?
It is said that Ganga(Kanchana 2) is still
ahead of Uttama Villain(Telugu) and that the
Kamal Haasan movie is heading for a loss leaving the distributors
in a spot of bother.
Same Story In The USA
When the Tamil version of the movie is doing great business in
the USA, the Telugu version has tanked at the box office. It is
reported that the dubbed version had only fetched $41K
which amounts to 26.28 lakh rupees from its first weekend.
Kerala And Karnataka Remains A Mystery
It is still not clear how the movie has fared in Karnataka and
Kerala as the trade sources from these regions have failed to
divulge the box office information. However, it is said that the
movie is doing 'decent' business in these two regions.
Trouble At The Top
Uttama Villain is yet to be released in many North
Indian regions including Pune and Mumbai, according to a report.
With the movie already facing troubles down south, its inability to
reach the North Indian audience only adds to the already existing
Mixed Reviews Not Helping Either
While a set of fans are claiming that Uttama Villain is
Kamal's best till date, their contemporaries claim that the movie
is actually boring and is difficult to understand, thanks to its
Will It Emerge As A Winner?
Despite the mixed reviews and financial woes, it is to be seen
if Uttama Villain can emerge as a winner at the end of the
day. If it does, it would definitely be a fitting tribute to the
legendary Kamal Haasan and his unbelievable dedication towards