Ponniyin Selvan 1 recorded a huge opening day at the Indian box office, grossing maseive numbers yesterday. The opening day collections are the highest of ahead of Beast, Valimai and Vikram.
Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan 1 has smashed all records and grossed a whopping Rs 80 crore worldwide gross. This makes it the biggest ever opening day for any Tamil film. Ponniyin Selvan 1 – the Tamil period drama is a two-part magnum opus which is written, directed and co-produced by Mani Ratnam and Allirajah Subaskaran under Lyca Productions.
PS-I collected Rs. 24.25 crores approx in Tamil Nadu on its first day, making it the highest opener ever for a film not featuring the big three of Kollywood; Vijay, Ajith and Rajini, beating Vikram (Rs. 21.70 crores) which took the record earlier this year. The numbers could have gone further higher, likely over Rs. 40 crores, if not for the competition from Dhanush starrer Naane Varuvean which took away some showcasing from the film.
Film collected 114 cr over weekend in india with 68 cr in Tamil Nadu, 15 cr in Telugu,12.40 cr in Karnataka, 9.50 cr in Kerala and 9’cr in North.
Film collected 5 million $, 4.5 million $ and 2.5 million $ with total of 12 million $ (99 cr) weekend.
Film collected 80 cr, 72 cr and 61 cr gross worldwide over weekend with total of 213 cr worldwide.
Film again help strong yesterday on Monday and Dussera holidays are helping film big time in south. Film collected 24.50 cr All India Gross today with 17 cr in Tamil Nadu and 1.20 cr nett in Hindi. Film added 28.50 cr today all India, out of which 22 cr in Tamil Nadu and thus crossing 104 cr.
Film should have all India total of 166.50 cr gross. So film should stand 104 cr in Tamil Nadu and 265 cr worldwide gross.
Now film has only target to cross Vikram in local Tamil Nadu market which should happen going by the trends but let’s wait and watch.
Following are the worldwide territorial breakdown for the film :
Tamil Nadu – Rs. 104 crores
AP/TS – Rs. 18 crores
Karnataka – Rs. 16 crores
Kerala – Rs. 13.25 crores
North India – Rs. 15.25 crores
Total – Rs. 166.50 crores
The box office collections of Ponniyin Selvan at the Indian box office are as follows:
Friday – Rs. 38.50 crores
Saturday – Rs. 35.75 crores
Sunday – Rs. 39 crores
Monday – Rs. 24.75 crores
Tuesday – 28.50 crores
Total – Rs. 166.50 crores
North America – $4,100,000
Middle East – $2,400,000
Malaysia – $1,650,000
Singapore – $850,000
Australia – $700,000
United Kingdom – $890,000
France – $400,000
Europe – $750,000
Rest of World – $385,000
Total – $12,125,000 (Rs. 99 crores)
Day 1 : 5 million $
Day 2: 4.5 million $
Day 3: 2.5 million $
Total : 12.12 million $ (99 cr)
Worldwide Gross : 265 cr