Despite opening up to mixed reviews from both critics as well as fans, Vikram's I(Ai) is doing more than alright in keeping the cash registers ringing all over the place. Worldwide box office collections on its third(3rd), fourth(4th) and fifth(5th) day has been exciting for the movie's producer after the much awaited film had a massive opening by running to packed houses on its first(1st) and second(2nd) day.
According to reports, the movie, after its first three days has collected a whopping 55.6 crore rupees only in India. At the end of fourth day(Saturday) the worldwide box office collections stands at a record 85 crore rupees. With the 100 crore mark not far away, I is on the verge of becoming the second fastest Tamil film to 100 crores only behind Rajinikanth's Enthiran.
On Sunday, which is also the fifth and crucial day at the box office for I(Ai), the movie's performance was more than decent. In Andhra Pradesh, the movie is growing from strength to strength. On its fifth day, the movie has managed to amass 65 lakhs only in Ceded so far taking its overall tally to an impressive 3.87 crore rupees in Ceded alone. In districts like East Godavari and Krishna, the Vikram starrer had collected 1.4 crores and 1.1 crores respectively at the end of its fourth day(Saturday)
Experts feel that Monday(6th day) will be a crucial day for I as it is the beginning of a new week. Despite all these factors, the movie has managed to gather more than 100 crore rupees at the box office in India alone.
Check out the slides below to know how I managed to reach the magical figures in just 5 days!
'I' Tamil Version
In India alone the Tamil version of I has managed to gross 60 crore rupees with Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka contributing more than 80 percent of the total amount collected so far.
'I' Telugu Version
The Telugu version of the movie has done outstanding business. Having collected 35 crore rupees while still going strong in many theatres, people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have made their impact felt in the overall box office collection of I.
'I' Hindi Version
The Hindi version of the much awaited film has not done well so far in the box office. Thanks to the mixed reviews and the release of other straight Hindi films, Vikram's I (Hindi) has managed to collect a meagre 8 crore rupees so far.
'I' In Kerala
Due to mixed reviews, I has not performed as expected in the God's own country. It has collected 10.73 crores so far.
'I' In Karnataka
Karnataka's capital city Bengaluru is the major contributor here. Overall in the state, the movie has collected 10 crore rupees.
Total Collection In India
At the end of its fifth day(Sunday) at the box office, I has accumulated an impressive 103 crore rupees so far in India alone. If it does well at the second week, I will manage to scale new heights, according to experts.
Reaches The 100 Crore Mark
I now joins other Tamil films like Ethiran, Vishwaroopam and Kaththi by grossing over 100 crore rupees. It is also the first Vikram film to join the elite group.
Overseas Box Office
The movie is also doing brisk business in the overseas market especially in Asian countries like China and Malaysia. It is also doing pretty okay at the USA and UK box office.
'I' In North America
In North America, the movie has collected 8.5 crores after running successfully for 5 days. The movie is expected to keep up its good work in the second week as well.
'I' In United Kingdom
In the UK, the movie has collected 2.4 crore rupees so far.
'I' In Australia And New Zealand
The movie has not made any substantial impact in Australia and New Zealand. The movie's collection from both the countries combined is 1.4 crore rupees.
'I' In Malaysia
I has managed to keep the cash registers ringing in Malaysia. So far the Vikram starrer has amassed 3.75 crore rupees in the country.
Total Overseas Gross
After 5 days at the box office, Vikram's I has done a decent job in the overseas market by gathering 16.05 crore rupees.
Total Overall Gross
So the overall gross that includes India and the foreign countries has now gone up to a whopping 119.05 crore rupees(approx).
200 Crores By The End Of Second Week?
If I manages to repeat its first week's performance in the second, then it might not take long for the movie to enter the 200 crore club. Having said that, it will be interesting to see how I goes in the second week worldwide.