Pongal BO: Thala rocks TN, while Superstar dominates overseas & Chennai city

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2019 11:05 hrs
Petta, Viswasam

The trend remains the same on the Saturday and Sunday. Superstar Rajinikanth continues to show his star power in overseas, Chennai and rest of India territories. But the Hindi and Telugu version of the film has failed miserably, while Kerala and Karnataka Petta is doing well. 

In the US, the Rajinikanth starrer is nearing the 2 million mark (grossed 1.9 million $ so far) and Petta also leads in Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, UK and other regions in the overseas market. In Chennai, Petta took one crore lead than Viswasam and grossed around 4.81 crore rupees.

The Thala Ajith starrer is rock solid in Tamil Nadu. The film outperformed Petta in the ‘B’ and ‘C’ centers that it has grossed nearly 25%-30% higher than its competitor in Tamil Nadu. 

The Madurai- Ramanathapuram is the best performing region for Viswasam in Tamil Nadu and the film also performs well in small towns and villages.It has to be noted here that the content of Viswasam was rural and it was packaged for TN market where it has hit the bulls eye.

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