Rajinikanth’s Kaala is one of the most awaited movies of the year. Just like every other time, even this movie is set to break the records of all Indian movies ever made before. The movie is finally releasing this Thursday all over India, in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu languages. It has even secured maximum screening counts for any Tamil movie in USA and UK. And as expected, Kaala 1st day collection is looking to set a new benchmark for all Indian movies.
Rajinikanth’s Previous Movie Openings
There are no second thoughts in claiming that Rajinikanth gets the widest opening for his movies. Being a superstar of Tamil cinema, people flock to theatres in extremely large numbers to catch him on the big screen. The day his movie gets a release, many companies declare a holiday for their staff. And hence, his movies open to big numbers. Let’s have a look at the last 2 movies and their opening day collection:
- Kabali – Rs. 45 Crores
- Lingaa – Rs. 23 Crores
Looking at the previous trend, there are high expectations from Kaala. The advance bookings for the movie are excellent. Tamil Nadu theatres are almost full, opening at more than 90% occupancy. The Tamil version of the movie is getting full bookings in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regions as well. And the occupancy for Telugu dubbed version of the movie is also great.
Kaala First Day Collection Early Estimates
Made on a budget of more than 100 Crores, the movie is looking forward to cover its budget in less than a week. With Rajinikanth’s fans spread all over India and the world, the first day collection will soar higher than any other movie has previously seen. His previous movie Kabali, released in 2016, had collected around Rs. 45 Crores on just its 1st day. And Kaala is expected to break Rajini’s previous record.
According to the early estimates, the movie is expected to collect more than 40 Crores nett definitely. With the political theme of the movie and Rajini’s entry into Politics, his fans are super excited for the release. We will update you on the exact figures as soon as the data will be available.