Ilayathalapathy has done it again – in style. Vijay’s comeback after a long gap, Theri, is a whole nine yards in style. The film has done magnificently well, fetching amazing response ever since it’s opening. The film has practically broken all records, running to full occupancy everywhere in the main metros.
In the home city Chennai alone, the Atlee directorial continues to make roaring business even after the close of its second weekend at the box office.
In its second weekend between April 22nd and April 24th, ‘Theri’ finished 486 shows in 20 screens across Chennai with more than 90% occupancy, a phenomenal success for a South Indian film. All this in a span of second week, given the present bleak trade scene in Kollywood.
Real time figures for Theri
Second weekend collections total at whopping Rs.1,85,32,820.This number has surpassed the one crore collection mark in Chennai alone, a new record for a Vijay film. Now, the film has collected more than one crore repeatedly in its second weekend, the standing testimonial to the film that has become is a super hit and is treading momentum.
Total Figures – Close of business week 2
Theri has collected Rs.7,89,54,020 in the period between April 14-April 24 in the Chennai Box Office segment. The film is expected to touch the 10 crore mark in Chennai till the coming weekend and that would create a stunning record of its kind.
Ilayathalapathy proved that nothing is going to stand in his way, when it comes to top of the mark performance gaining sudden monopoly in the movie money business. This is a sign of great tidings to come for Tamil cinema, particularly after a prolonged lean period with revenues.
Theri stars Vijay, Samantha and Amy Jackson in the lead roles. The film that has been directed by Atlee is an out and out action film that promises impeccable performances and stunning visuals. Music has been scored by G V Prakash Kumar.