Mersal Box Office Report: Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer, ‘Mersal’ was released on the special occasion of Diwali, which is considered to be an auspicious festival for Tamilians. Mersal stands as the biggest release in the careers of actor Vijay by releasing in more than 3000 screens worldwide. Directed by Atlee, the film has taken a phenomenal opening at the box-office.
According to the latest update, The film earned mammoth collections from the US premiere shows, $341k, which is an all-time record for a Tamil film in overseas markets. In Tamil Nadu, on day 1, Mersal earned approximately INR 43 crores including a record collections of INR 1.53 crores in Chennai alone. and Merdal stands as India’s 2nd Biggest Opening Day of 2017 only behind Baahubali2.
The film has witnessed a terrific opening at the Kerala box office, all thanks to the ardent fans of the superstar in the state. Even in the overseas centres, Mersal has done well. The film has collected Rs 68.01 lakh in Australia, Rs 90.31 lakh in Malaysia and Rs 81.08 lakh at UK box office on its opening day. In the US, it has minted Rs 2.25 Cr.
Entering the third day today, the 2-day collections of Mersal has already crossed INR 50 crore and is expected to clock INR 75 crore over the weekend, according to trade experts. It is also being predicted that Mersal could well be the first Tamil film to enter the INR 100 crore-club in lesser days and beat the previous records.
Mersal is the 100th film for Sri Thenandal Films producers and with the film becoming such a huge success, the festive season of Diwali would be a special one for the producers. For more celebs news and movie updates & reviews follow CelebsCinema.