'Kabali' Box Office Collection: Rajinikanth Starrer Declared No.1 In Malaysia
Such has been the craze for the 'first day first show' that Chennai-based company Fyndus India declared a holiday on Friday and gave free tickets to its employees to watch the film.
A still of Rajinikanth from 'Kabali'
Chennai: Kabali starring southern superstar Rajinikanth, drew thousands to theatres across India on the very first day, with diehard fans leaving no stone unturned in Tamil Nadu, where some offices declared a holiday.
While the critics are not too pleased with the film, the fans-frenzy is least affected by them. The first day frenzy has been experienced most in South India with Tamil Nadu topping the list. Fans from Bengaluru were flown down to Chennai by Air Asia to experience the phenomenon that is Rajinikanth.
Trade expert Taran Adarsh has declared Kabali garnering a "earth shattering-start" at the box office. The trade analyst tweeted:
The film has already been declared No.1 in in Malaysia.
#Kabali [Tamil+Telugu] sets new benchmarks in preview shows in USA-Canada... Takes an EPIC start on Thu: $ 1,925,379 [₹ 12.93 cr]. SUPERBBB!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 22, 2016
Directed by Pa Ranjith,Kabali stars Rajini as a Tamilian don who fights for the rights of his clan in Malaysia. The Tamil film has released across the globe and has been dubbed in Hindi, Telugu, Malayali and other languages.
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