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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 Chennai.
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 the weekend.
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 rupees.
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 Kabali.
"#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 14).
Check out the slides above for an area-wise break up of the first day box office collections of Theri in Tamil Nadu.
Stay tuned for more updates on the box office figures of Theri.