Jailer: Rajinikanth-Nelson's Comedy-Action Film Creates Yet Another Record; Becomes Fastest Film In TN To ...

Rajinikanth Jailers Tamil Nadu Record
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Superstar Rajinikanth's latest comedy-action thriller Jailer, written and directed by Nelson, is the talk of the town thing in the southern film industry. The movie which was released on August 10 worldwide is raking the moolah, and there is no stopping the veteran at the box office.

Jailer was reviewed as an above average film, given the slow narration and loose scenes that spilled all over the second half. The film's cinematography, music, coupled with performances, and the dark comedy soared its collection and craze among fans and film buffs. With each passing day, Rajinikanth's Jailer is setting new records and re-writing old ones, raising the bar high.

Jailer Re-Writes The Tamil Cinema Record In THIS Aspect

According to the available information on the internet and a few twitter handles dedicated for this purpose, Jailer is the first and fastest ever in the history of Tamil cinema to achieve this outstanding feat of earning Rs 150 Crore in just a week after its theatrical release.

Here's a breakdown of the day-wise box office collection in Tamil Nadu

Day 1: Rs 29.46 Crore
Day 2: Rs 20.25 Crore
Day 3: Rs 26.38 Crore
Day 4: Rs 31.04 Crore
Day 5: Rs 15.70 Crore
Day 6: Rs 24.85 Crore
Day 7: Rs 11.34 Crore

Total 7 Days Collection: Rs 159.02 Crore

Jailer is the story of a retired Muthuvel Pandian, who worked as a Jailer at the Tihar jail. He lives a peaceful life with his family consisting of his son ACP Arjun, wife, daughter-in-law, and grandson. One day, when his son goes missing without a trace, Muthu unleashes his rage until he comes face-to-face with Varman, the deadly gangster invovled in smuggling. What happens next? is to be seen on the screen.

The movie stars Rajinikanth, Mohanlal, Shiva Rajkumar, Sunil, Jackie Shroff, Vinayakan, Vasanth Ravi, Ramya Krishnan, Mirnaa Menon, Yogi Babu, Sunil Reddy, Redin Kingsley, VTV Ganesh, Saravanan, Uday Mahesh, Aranthangi Nisha, Mahanadi Shankar, G Marimuthu, Jani, Tamannaah, Kishore, Naga Babu, and Makarand Deshpande among others in prominent roles.

Jailer's cinematography was handled by Vijay Karthik Kannan, and editing was taken care of by R Nirmal. Anirudh Ravichander composed a sensational background score and music for the film. Kalanithi Maran bankrolled the movie on a budget of about Rs 240 Crore under the Sun Pictures banner.


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