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Kamal Haasan's Vikram surpasses Bahubali 2 collection in Tamil Nadu

The Lokesh Kanagaraj film's collection has crossed Rs150 crore in a span of 17 days

  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 02.37 PM, Jun 20, 2022

Kamal Haasan's Vikram surpasses Bahubali 2 collection in Tamil Nadu

A still from Vikram

If the buzz in the industry is to go by, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan's latest outing Vikram has surpassed the collection of SS Rajamouli's Bahubali 2: The Conclusion. The film has emerged as one of the biggest hits in Kamal Haasan's career, having grossed more than Rs 150 crore in Tamil Nadu alone, that too in a span of 17 days, according to trade experts. Baahubali 2, which was originally a Telugu film, and was released in Tamil as well, had earned Rs146 crore in Tamil Nadu upon its release. Worldwide, the film's collection has surpassed Rs350 crore already. 

At the recently held success meet of the film, the Tamil Nadu distributor Udhayandhi Stalin had announced that the film had made Rs75 crore in the second week and had stated that the shows continue to run housefull across the theatres in the state. Speaking on the occasion, Kamal Haasan had then stated that it was brave of Udhayanidhi to announce openly that the film had made Rs 75 crore as not many tend to do it." Though everyone called Kamal Haasan the biggest reason for the film's success, the Ulaganayagan said that the credit should go to the entire team. 

"I cannot be considered the biggest factor for the success of Vikram. The credit for the success goes to each and everyone involved in it. Those who understand films, know that aspect very well, " he said, adding that he will not take the success lightly and rest on the laurels. 

The action thriller, also features Fahadh Faasil and Vijay Sethupathi, along with Suriya in a special appearance. The film also stars Narain, Chemban Jose Vinod, Kalidas Jayaram, Gayathrie Shankar and Arjun Das. The digital rights for the film have been acquired by Disney + Hotstar. Apart from Vijay's Beast, Yash's KGF: Chapter 2 had also grossed over Rs 100 crore in Tamil Nadu.