Box Office: 'Lingaa' creates worldwide record!

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 08:38 hrs

The highly anticipated Rajinikanth starrer that released on Superstar's birthday, December 12, has created a worldwide record on opening day!

Worldwide earnings for Lingaa on Day 1 was Rs 37 crore with 22 crore coming from its viewership in India. As a result, it stands alongside highest grossing Indian films on Day 1 - Happy New Year, Singham Returns, Bang Bang, Kick.

Opening on a record 200 screens across the US, Lingaa opened at No.1 according to Rentrak, trumping Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1. It made $400K through premiere shows and doubled it on Day 2. With that, it beat the earnings of Kochadaiiyaan and Kaththi.

A recent tweet from Atmus Entertainment, the distributors in the US, revealed: #Lingaa USA Saturday $412559, total at $1.205M from 140 scrns. Just $60K to beat combined gross of Vishwaroopam to bcom all time #2 in USA.

The reviews for this KS Ravikumar-directed film may be mixed, but it's proved no deterrent to the juggernaut.

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