Rajinikanth’s and Akshay Kumar starrer latest mega-budget film 2.0 released on nearly 10,000 screens worldwide and recorded a huge INR 70 Crore box-office collections on the very first day of release. The film was released in it’s Hindi, Tamil & Telugu versions and the Hindi version of the film 2.0 recorded a collection of about INR 23 Crore.
Interestingly, the mega film 2.0 notched up the ‘Chennai City’s’ highest every first-day box-office collection of INR 2.64 Crore. S Shankar’s VFX wonderful 2.0 film has beaten the Diwali release of ‘Sarkar’ which recorded INR 2.37 Crore box office collection. This clearly reflects Rajnikanth’s popularity on his home ground.
The mega-budget film 2.0 recorded box office collection of INR 18.2 Crore in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, and INR 8.25 Crore in Karnataka. While in Kerala it has become the 4th highest non-Malayalam film opening after the Vijay’s ‘Sarkar’ (INR 5.62 Crore), Bahubali-2 (INR 5.45 Crore) and again Vijay’s another blockbuster Mersal which recorded a collection of INR 4.65 Crore.’
In several southern cities, the film received a fantastic response and registered a spectacular nearly 95% occupancy during the morning shows in Cinemas. As per the reports of trade website Box Office India, In the North-India the film has recorded a massive box office collection at the very 1st day of release– In Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, it recorded a collection of INR 4.75-5 Crore and East-Punjab recorded a collection of INR 1.90 Crore… While on the other hand the Eastern parts of the country too witnessed a good opening, Bihar collected around INR 1.25 Crore on the very 1st day of the release.
Earlier this week, the online ticket booking site BookMyShow claimed that the S Shankar’s VFX wonder film 2.0, starred with superstar Rajnikanth alongside with Akshay Kumar crossed the 1-million ticket sales mark (advanced booking)…
As per the sources, this film has already earned nearly INR 120 Crore before its release and entered into INR 100 Crore club by selling its TV rights… but this cannot be denied that recovery of its INR 510 Crore investments still rides upon its theatrical performance.