The mass pockets across the country are seeing an overwhelming response to Superstar Rajinikanth's Jailer. Most of the single screens reported near-full occupancy during the evening shows.
Superstar Rajinikanth's latest movie Jailer has proven to be an unstoppable force at the box office, amassing a staggering worldwide gross of over Rs 400 crore within the first week of its release. And it continues to amaze trade pundits, solidifying Rajinikanth's status as a box office phenomenon.
The movie maximized its gains during the extended weekend on account of Independence Day. And the movie continued its terrific performance well into the week, with houseful shows across the country.
The mass pockets across the country are seeing an overwhelming response to Jailer. Most of the single screens reported near-full occupancy during the evening shows. The movie has emerged as a clear favourite among movie patrons, not just in India but around the globe.
The Rajinikanth starrer has also surprised everyone with its performance in the Gulf region, which is usually dominated by Malayalam and Hindi movies. Rarely, a Tamil movie has managed to generate such business in the Gulf region akin to Jailer.
In Kerala, Jailer grossed over Rs 2.5 crore on Wednesday showing no signs of slowing down. The movie is expected to double its gains during its second weekend at the box office. The movie has already overtaken the collections of several hit Tamil movies in Kerala. Jailer has collected Rs 33 crore so far and it will soon beat the lifetime collection of Kamal Haasan's Vikram, which is Rs 40 crore.
The situation is very similar in the Telugu states, where the movie has grossed over Rs 50 crore in ticket sales. Jailer joins the elite club of dubbed movies that have achieved such a feat at the Telugu box office. Besides Jailer, Rajinikanth's Robot and 2.0 had previously collected Rs 50 plus crore in the Telugu states.
In Karnataka, the movie has crossed the Rs 45 crore mark, making it one of the biggest Tamil hits in the state. And in Tamil Nadu, Jailer is completely dominating the box office with over Rs 100 crore from its ticket sales in the state. Jailer is expected to beat the Ponniyin Selvan 1 record by earning over Rs 200 crore in the state alone.
The worldwide gross of Jailer is pegged at more than Rs 400 crore.