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2.0 Hindi version becomes 4th highest earning film of 2018, Rajinikanth thanks fans for love and support

With an estimated budget of over Rs 550 crore, 2.0 is the costliest Indian movie ever made.

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New Delhi Published on: December 10, 2018 16:38 IST
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2.0 Hindi version becomes 4th highest earning film of 2018, Rajinikanth thanks fans for love and support 

Superstar Rajinikanth's 2.0 is continuing its dream run in the theatres as its Hindi version has become the fourth highest earning film of 2018.The film, directed by Shankar, spoke about the adverse effects of radiation emitting from mobile phone towers. 2.0 seems to be attracting family audience and kids to the theatres. 

After 11 days, 2.0 has made nearly Rs. 164 crore and it is behind only Sanju (Rs. 342 crore), Padmaavat (Rs. 302 crore) and Race 3. However, the Box Office India report also stated that 2.0 may cross the lifetime collection of Race 3 (Rs. 166 crore), starring Salman Khan, on Monday. 

"The film is holding well across the country... The film had majority of the single screens in week two as Kedarnath had a limited single screen release. The second weekend is at par with the new release Kedarnath," stated the Box Office India report.

"#2Point0 put up a super-strong total in Weekend 2... Growth on second Sat [56.41%] and second Sun [31.15%] help put up an impressive total... [Week 2] Fri 5.85 cr, Sat 9.15 cr, Sun 12 cr. Total: 166.75 cr. India biz. Note: HINDI version", trade analyst Taran Adarsh said.

2Point0 biz at a glance

"Week 1: ₹ 139.75 cr [8 days; released on Thu Weekend 2: ₹ 27 cr Total: ₹ 166.75 crIndia biz. Note: HINDI version. SUPER HIT".

Rajinikanth thanks fans and gives full credit to Shankar

Speaking to the media at the audio launch of his work-in-progress film Petta, Rajinikanth thanked his fans and the team of 2.0 for the film's success. "I need to thank audiences across the globe for the success of 2.0. The entire credit for the victory goes to director Shankar, producer Subaskaran of Lyca Productions and the technicians," news agency IANS quoted him as saying.

2.0 Worldwide Box Office Collection

2.0 seems to be lapped up by the audience of all age groups. According to trade pundits, the film has minted Rs 623.19 crore worldwide as of now. The Shankar-directed flick marched its way into the Rs 400-crore club within four days of its release.

In Tamil Nadu, the movie has earned Rs 149.51 crore and is still going strong at the box office. Reports suggest that 2.0 has performed extremely well at the Chennai box office by collecting Rs 17.08 crore so far.

With an estimated budget of over Rs 550 crore, 2.0 is the costliest Indian movie ever made. Riding on the massive popularity of Thalaivar and Akshay Kumar, the film has broken all records across major international markets, including the United States, the UK, and Australia.

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