Warisu Vs Thunivu Box Office Collection Day 9: Thalapathy Vijay and Ajith Kumar’s Tamil films opened to stiff competition at the ticket window. Despite the fall, Vaarisu has managed to maintain a strong lead against Ajith starrer Thunivu. Looks like it will take some more time for Ajith’s film to enter the Rs 100 crore club, however, the Tamil action film directed by H Vinoth continues to perform consistently at the ticket counters. As per the Sacnilk report, Thunivu experienced a significant drop as it managed to collect only Rs 2.50-3 crore at the box office, taking the total to Rs 97 crore.
Warisu Box Office Report:
Thalapathy Vijay’s film is enjoying a stupendous theatrical run. The film went on to successfully complete its first week collecting over Rs 210 crore worldwide in 7 days and is still running strong at the box office. Now, the film is holding strong at the box office on weekdays and is earning well. On Day 10, Varisu reportedly earned Rs 4 crore in India for all languages. With this, the total collection reportedly stands at Rs 136 crore. Varisu had an overall Tamil occupancy of 32.27% as on Friday, 20 January. The film is also doing good business in the overseas market, especially in the UK.
Thunivu Box Office Report:
Thunivu opened on January 11 at a staggering figure of Rs 24 crore. It took an instant lead over Varisu, however, the collections fell slightly in the coming days. On the tenth day of its release, the Ajith film reportedly earned Rs 3 crore, taking the total collection of the film to over Rs 97 crore. Thunivu had a total Tamil occupancy of 33.11% as on Friday, 20 January. Film trade analyst Ramesh Bala shared that the film is doing profitable business both in India and overseas.
The much-awaited family entertainer, featuring Thalapathy Vijay in the titular role, is helmed by popular Telugu director Vamshi Paidipally. Also starring Rashmika Mandanna, the Vijay starrer has won millions of hearts. Warisu is the story of a man who is the son of a business tycoon. He was forced to take over his father’s empire under some unfavorable circumstances. The screenplay of the film is jointly written by directors Vamshi Paidipally, Hari and Ashish Solomon. Rashmika Mandanna appeared as the female lead opposite Vijay. Besides him, it also features a stellar supporting cast including R Sarath Kumar, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Khushboo, Srikanth, Shaam, Yogi Babu and Sangeeta Krish. Producer Dil Raju has backed the film under his banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations. S Thaman has composed the music for the film.
In the action packed film Thunivu, Ajith’s look as the ‘Boss Man’ steals the show. He has taken people hostage in a bank. Police is seen trying to identify him. But it is a mystery that slowly opens up. The action-packed film features Ajith sporting a white beard and white hair. Ajith Kumar plays a slightly negative character in the action thriller, and he impressed the fans with it.
Malayalam cinema star, Manju Warrier, plays the female lead, while Samuthirakani, John Kokken, Veeran, Ajay and GM Sundar appear in pivotal roles. Ghibran scored music for Ajith in Thunivu for the first time, while the cinematography is handled by Nirav Shah.