Actor Surya‘s Anjaan has taken a gargantuan opening across the state and particularly in Chennai city on the back of strong advance bookings in all the leading theaters and multiplexes. The opening weekend Chennai city gross has been estimated at close to 2.36 crores.
According to box-office report, Anjaan‘s first 3 days box office gross in Chennai city is the highest among 2014’s releases, by far. The Top 5 opening weekend grossers this year are as follows.
These numbers are not official and have been estimated by Behindwoods after meticulous tracking and analysis.
- Anjaan – 2,35,93,522 – 573 tracked weekend shows
- Kochadaiiyaan – 1,80,88,214 – 432 tracked weekend shows
- Velai Illa Pattadhaari – 1,67,75,253 – 360 tracked weekend shows
- Maan Karate – 1,41,41,844 – 303 tracked weekend shows
- Jilla – 1,32,45,910 – 321 tracked weekend shows
‘Anjaan’ Box Office: Surya starrer beats Dhanush’s ‘VIP’ Collections overseas
Actor Surya’s “Anjaan” has surpassed the collections of Dhanush’s “Velai Illa Pattathari” (“VIP”) in key overseas markets.
“Anjaan” hit the screens on Independence Day. Although the film received mixed reviews from critics, it has managed to take a big opening not just in India but also in overseas markets.
The film minted approximately ₹10 crore in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka on the first day of its release. It also performed well and grossed around ₹4 crore at the AP/Nizam box office.
The Suriya starrer is doing good business in key overseas markets like the US, the UK and Australia. The film minted more than ₹88 lakh in three days, including Thursday previews at the US box office.
“Tamil film #Anjaan – USA: Thu $ 46,525, Fri $ 59,694, Sat $ 38,786. Total: $ 145,005 [Rs 88.41 lacs]. Source: Rentrak,” according to film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh. The film is expected to cross the $200K mark soon.
“Anjaan” has grossed over ₹67 lakh and more than 48 lakh in two days at the UK and Australia box office, respectively. “Tamil film #Anjaan – UK: Fri £ 41,133, Sat £ 25,215. Total: £ 66,348 [Rs 67.54 lacs]. Note: Some screens yet to report. Source: Rentrak,” Adarsh tweeted.
“Tamil film #Anjaan – Australia: Fri A$ 40,150, Sat A$ 45,626. Total: A$ 85,776 [Rs 48.76 lacs]. Source: Rentrak,” he added.