It has only been five days since the release of superstar Rajinikanth’s latest relase ‘Kabali’ but the frenzy surrounding it refuses to fade away. It is this fandom which has helped the movie earn Rs 205 crores worldwide in just 5 days. In India, the movie earned Rs 128 crores in the opening weekend itself.
With this feather on its success cap, ‘Kabali’ has become Rajinikanth’s second movie to achieve the feat. Earlier, his movie ‘Enthiran’ had achieved the rare feat in the superstar's career.
"It's the fastest south Indian film to rake in over Rs 200 crore at the box office worldwide in just five days. As on Tuesday, 'Kabali' has grossed Rs 205 crore and this includes the three languages in which the film was released,"
trade analyst Trinath told IANS.
In India, in its opening weekend, the film minted over Rs 100 crore.
"In the domestic market, the film collected a whopping Rs 128 crore from the opening weekend. It's the best ever opening for a south Indian film,"
Directed by Pa Ranjith released on July 22, "Kabali" narrates the story of a gangster's shot at redemption and how he fights for equal pay rights for Tamils in Malaysia.
The Tamil film has been dubbed in other languages like Hindi, Telugu and Malay.
The movie has been breaking records ever since its release speaking volumes about Rajini’s star power. Other movie take a really long time to earn this amount of money but with Rajinikanth the success was like a cake walk.
With inputsa from IANS