We had earlier reported that Ilayathalapathy Vijay's latest release Theri had a thunderous opening at the box office in Tamil Nadu and many foreign centres. It had even broken many records set by some of the earlier blockbusters like Enthiran and I. Now, producer Kalaipuli S Thanu has confirmed the same, adding that Theri has even surpassed the opening collections of Thuppakki.
Thuppakki too, was bankrolled by Thanu. The
producer couldn't have asked for anything more as the collections
made by his latest release has surpassed the collections made by
his earlier film featuring Vijay which too, was a
In his latest interview, Thanu has revealed some official box
office numbers of Theri. Numbers that will make any
"This is a historical victory. We can say this is the biggest in
llayathalapathy Vijay's career. The film has collected that much.
While we can call it a sure hit in Tamil Nadu, the film has stormed
the overseas box office as well. I am running short of words to
explain my happiness for the distributors who have released the
film in overseas markets," he has said.
"Within two days the film had collected Rs 4.75 Crores. It has
collected Rs 6.70 Crores in USA. We keep getting good news from all
centers. Distributors and exhibitors are extremely happy," Thanu
has said, according to a report from IndiaGlitz.
Though he is yet to divulge details about the overall box office
figures of Theri, the buzz is that the Atlee directorial
has already joined the 100 Crore club.
"#TheriJoins100crClub Wow Not just once it's the 3rd time
Ilayathalapathy Movie hitting 100CR congrats to #Theri Team," Ram
Muthuram Cinemas had posted on its official social media
The film is a big success in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana too.
Thanu has confirmed that the Telugu version of the movie had a
"fantastic opening" in the neighbouring states.