Superstar Rajinikanth's 2.0 creates history at the Box Office by becoming the first Kollywood film to gross Rs. 400 Cr worldwide in the 4 days of its opening weekend. The box office data has officially been shared by Lyca Productions on their Twitter page.
Domestic Box Office
Contrary to the reports that 2.0 has been under performing in few territories including its home state of Tamil Nadu, the film has done phenomenal business in its opening weekend.
2.0 declared 'Blockbuster' in Hindi: The film has been performing exceptionally well in the North Indian belt and has done a net business of Rs. 97.25 Cr (Gross: Rs. 132 Cr). so far and it is expected to cross Rs. 100 Cr net mark today. Karan Johar, who has acquired the Hindi distribution rights of 2.0 for Rs. 80+ Cr has declared the film as a blockbuster.
In the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the film has been doing a steady business and has earned a share of Rs. 33.41 Cr (Gross: 51.5 Cr). In Kerala, the film has collected Rs. 14.4 Cr (share Rs. 5.55 Cr) while it has grossed Rs. 26 Cr in Karnataka.
As far as Tamil Nadu is concerned there is no clarity on the exact Box Office collection figures, as the film has been directly released by Lyca Productions. However, industry sources claim that the Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar starrer has collected more than Rs. 70 Cr in its first 4 days.
Overseas Box Office
The film had an excellent opening in the overseas market and early estimates suggest that the Shankar directorial has done $15 million (Rs.100+ Cr) in 4 days. 2.0 has grossed $3.69 million (Rs. 25+ Cr) from the USA market alone. It has done good business in other territories and has set new records in Australia, New Zealand and UAE circles.
Keep watching this space for detailed a box office collection report.