Bairavaa box office collection day 5: Vijay-starrer is the clear Pongal winner

Bairavaa box office collection day 5: Vijay film released in 55 countries and the long Pongal weekend has become an advantage for the film.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 17, 2017 3:03:05 pm
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Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s new film Bairavaa is keeping the cash registers ringing at the box office both in domestic and international markets. The film, which opened on Wednesday, January 11, is ruling the Chennai box office, ahead of other Pongal weekend releases. The film has raked in about Rs 3.5 crore in four days from the ticket sales in Chennai alone, said reports.

According to trade guru Ramesh Bala, Bairavaa is doing extremely well in international market too. The film has so far collected Rs. 1.79 crore in USA, Rs. 1.56 crore in UK and Rs. 7.72 lakhs in New Zealand. Its Australia and Malaysia numbers are giving tough fight to other films too.

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In UK, Bairavaa has received sixth highest opening for a Tamil movie. At the Australia box office, it follows Kabali, Theri and I, and stands at number four.

 

Bairavaa largely benefited from a massive pre-release hype, thanks to the blockbuster success of Vijay’s film Theri. The actor’s latest action film has become his career’s biggest opener in Tamil Nadu. In Chennai, it raked in about Rs 92 lakh on its very first day, which is the third highest after Rajinikanth’s Kabali and Vijay’s Theri.

Bairavaa has released in 55 countries, including African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Congo among others. A day before its India release, the film opened in virgin markets like Mexico, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Moscow as well.

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The long Pongal weekend became an advantage for Bairavaa as the festive days got extended in Tamil Nadu after the state government declared a holiday for government offices, schools and colleges to mark the 100th birthday celebrations of late AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran.

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