Despite mixed reviews from fans and critics alike, Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Theri had a fantastic opening all over the world. Its first day box office collections have certainly put a big smile on the faces of its distributors, more so in places like Tamil Nadu and USA.
In Tamil Nadu alone, it is said that the much awaited action
entertainer went on to gross 8.4 Crore rupees on its opening day
with a total share of 5.21 Crores.
According to a report, Theri has grossed 79
Lakh rupees with a share of 49 Lakhs on its first day (Thursday) in
In Thoothukudi, the Vijay starrer has reportedly
amassed an impressive 67 Lakhs with a total share of 40 Lakh
rupees. The collections are expected to remain steady throughout
Madurai is one of the most important centres as the
district is known for housing many moviegoers. As expected, the
movie has collected big in Madurai with a gross of 97 Lakhs and
total share of 60 Lakhs.
In Thanjavur, Theri has
performed exceedingly well on its opening day. It is said that
the flick gathered a total of 1.15 Crore rupees with the share
alone being 70 Lakhs.
Coimbatore is reportedly the biggest contributor on the
first day. The film has piled on a whopping 1.7 Crores in one of
the fastest growing cities of Tamil Nadu. The share is an
impressive 1.1 Crores.
Salem too, has contributed handsomely towards the first
day collections of Theri. The movie has amassed 1.03
Crores with a share of 60 Lakhs in the district.
In South Arcot, Theri has grossed 78 Lakh
rupees. The total share is said to be sitting at 50 Lakhs after the
end of its first day theatrical run.
In North Arcot the revenge drama has managed to
gather 85 Lakhs. The total share is said to be around 50 Lakh
In Chengalpet, the total collection of
Theri stands at a meagre 46 Lakhs. The total share is
around 30 Lakh rupees, it is said.
Total Tamil Nadu Collections
In the whole of Tamil Nadu, the Vijay starrer has
reportedly gathered a whopping 8.4 Crore rupees with a total share
of 5.21 Crore rupees.
While the numbers are impressive enough for a Vijay starrer in
the home state, Theri has set a new opening record in the
USA for a non-Rajinikanth starrer.
From premiere shows alone, the Atlee directorial has amassed a
whopping $251,123 in North America, which amounts to 1.67 Crores
when converted to INR.
Cine Galaxy, the company which distributed Theri in USA
is happy with the film's performance so far. The distributors
involved are now excited to release upcoming Tamil flicks like
Suriya's 24 and superstar Rajinikanth's
"#THERI has set a premiere record in North America by
collecting $251,123 and positioned at 8th place among other
Hollywood Releases on April 13," Cine Galaxy posted on its official
social networking page.
In France too, the movie, which is bankrolled by 'Kalaipuli' S
Thanu, has performed well. It is said that it gathered an
impressive 21868€ from its premiere shows with a total share of
8966€ for the distributors.
While it is not clear how the film fared in Kerala, which is
considered as one of Vijay's strongholds in terms of box office
collections, it is being reported that 12.87 Lakhs was contributed
by Kochi from its multiplexes alone, on the opening day (April
Check out the slides above for an area-wise break up of
the first day box office collections of Theri in Tamil
Stay tuned for more updates on the box office figures of