25 crore (Hindi version) on its opening day.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh has also hinted at the film's chances of showing further improvement during the weekend. Being a Saturday, the movie is expected to have done an wonderful business with higher collections.
Rajinikanth starrer "2.0", that is a sequel to his flick "Robot" has collected a whopping Rs 2.64 crore in Chennai pushing Vijay's "Sarkar" (that had managed to collect 2.37 crore on its first day) to the second place.
The latest development provides that 2.0 crossed the INR1 billion mark worldwide on its first day. In TN as a whole, the film has grossed close to 18 CR which is Rajini's 2nd best opener in the state below Kabali, but Shankar's career best. The film earned Rs 38 crore in just two days and is eyeing the weekend to keep the cash registers ringing. The film did an fantastic business in India as well as overseas centres. India biz. Note: "HINDI version". Academy award winning music maestro AR Rahman has composed music for the film.
"The film has earned Rs 24 crore net in South India".
Although, the film will easily recover its investment and make some profit but besides Akshay Kumar, there is one more villain for Shankar's directorial film and it is piracy.
It can be recalled, as Rajinikanth's film hit the theatres on Thursday (November 29), fans celebrated like there is no tomorrow.