Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 is on a winning streak at the box office. The film has earned Rs 400 crore nett worldwide, leaving behind Fantastic Beasts, reports trade analysts Ramesh Bala.
Nov 29th – Dec 2nd International (Outside North America) Top 5 BO:
1. #2Point0 – $52.5 Million
2. #FantasticBeasts – $40.2 Million
3. #RalphBreaksTheInternet – $33.7 Million
4. #TheGrinch – $27.1 Million
5. #Venom – $13 Million
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) December 3, 2018
Giving away the total collection of the film in first four days, Bala mentioned that 2.0 collects 52.5 million USD (Rs 367 crore), while Fantastic Beasts made 40.2 million USD (Rs 281 crore) at the ticket window.
Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 has had a smashing opening weekend. The film has earned Rs 400 crore worldwide. It has surpassed Fantastic Beasts, which slipped to the second position with 51.40 million dollar collection.
The box office numbers were shared by the production house of the film itself with a terrific poster. In their tweet they mentioned “History in the making! 400 CRORES WORLDWIDE! Not just a blockbuster, it’s a MEGA BLOCKBUSTER!
History in the making! 400 CRORES WORLDWIDE! Not just a blockbuster, it’s a MEGA BLOCKBUSTER! 🎉🎊#2Point0MegaBlockbuster #2Point0 @rajinikanth @akshaykumar @shankarshanmugh @iamAmyJackson @arrahman pic.twitter.com/er1yxuo95N
— Lyca Productions (@LycaProductions) December 3, 2018
2.0, which stars Rajinikanth in the protagonist’s role and Akshay Kumar in the antagonist’s role, has also become the highest grossing south Indian movie in the US. It has surpassed the lifetime numbers of Rangatsthalam in just four days of its release.
According to trade experts’ estimates 2.0 has crossed the Rs 200 crore mark in the Indian box office. The movie has also become the highest-grossing Tamil film ever. The film had collected Rs 64 crore on Thursday, Rs 45 crore on Friday and Rs 56 crore on Saturday. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion currently holds the title for the highest opening weekend collection in India. SS Rajamouli’s movie had grossed Rs 385 crore in its opening weekend.
The increase in 2.0’s box-office collections is driven by the Hindi version, especially in Mumbai and Northern India. In Chennai, Rajinikanth’s hometown the movie has crossed Rs 10 crore mark in just four days, reported Box Office India.
2.0 has collected Rs 33.69 crore in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It has also crossed $3 million in the US. The movie had surpassed Telugu film Rangasthalam and now is in fourth position among the 2018’s highest-grossing South Indian releases at the US box office. 2.0 is behind both the Baahubali films and Kabali.
Within just two days of its release, 2.0 became the quickest film to sell 3 million tickets on BookMyShow. The Hindi version of the movie contributed 30 per cent of the total bookings. The massive following of the actors, the direction and storyline has helped the film to achieve the milestone.
S Shankar’s directorial is the sequel to 2010’s Enthiran (Robot). Rajinikanth plays the roles of Dr Vaseegaran and Chitti in this movie. In 2.0, Chitti is brought back to life by Dr Vaseegaran to fight Pakshirajan, played by Akshay Kumar. 2.0 also stars Sudhanshu Panday, Adil Hussain and Amy Jackson.
Check out the reactions fro people on knowing about the collection report :
— K. Balaji (@incredibala) December 3, 2018
— Viswa (@itsViswaa) December 3, 2018
Thalaivar one & Only Superstar Super one🤘🤘🤘🤘🤘🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/Qcp66f1z73
— Harshanth (@Harshan91742296) December 3, 2018
என்னா லைக்கா நீயே கலெக்சன் சொல்லிட்ட. அப்போ இனிமே இந்த டிராக்கர்ஸ் எல்லாம் பிச்சைதான் எடுக்கனுமா..😂😂
போட்ற வெடிய.. தலைவா #2Point0MegaBlockbuster
— StarSathish ®2.0 (@starsathish11) December 3, 2018
Thank you Lyca 🙏 thalaivar 🤘 Da 🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/ioYnqjgPdg
— Nagu (@Naguraj2022) December 3, 2018
Thanks for official confirmation
— Vignesh (@Vignesh15951879) December 3, 2018
Votha podu ithuku dan wait pannitu irunthom 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥Thalaivar Rage😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
— Naveen Kanth (@naveensachin29) December 3, 2018
Box office history creating by Thalaivar style🤘 pic.twitter.com/dQNf1zMdkC
— விஜயன் 2.0 (@VEE_JAY_ANN) December 3, 2018
Thanks Lyca for making wonderful movie. Awesome VFX with great soulful social message. I already saw the movie 3 times. Not sure how much more times I will see further
— Chidambaraeswaran Selvaraj (@ChittiSadiq) December 3, 2018
இதலாம் SS எடுத்துக்கோங்கப்பா
இல்லனா 1year க்கு அப்புறம் சில இல்ல பல டுபாகூர் ட்ரேக்கர்ஸ் 2.0. 100 cr கூட தாண்டலனு சொன்னாலும் சொல்லுவானுங்க …..😂😁😉😉😉
— ιѕмaιl Ro vj (@Im_Ismail45) December 3, 2018
— Arun Balaji ツ (@ArunBalajiEditz) December 3, 2018
ரஜினி பட தயாரிப்பாளர்களுக்கு தான் இந்த கெத்து வரும்..தாணு வெளிப்படையாக 500 கோடி வியாபாரத்தை தாண்டிட்டார் னு சொன்னார்…இப்ப லைக்கா சொல்லுது…வேற எந்த நடிகர் படமாவது இப்படி சொல்லி இருக்காங்களா?
— 2.0 Chitty Raj (@rajmdu82) December 3, 2018
The long-awaited sequel to the 2010 blockbuster Enthiran, the film sees Akshay as Pakshirajan, a cellphone-hating mutant scientist. Rajinikanth reprises his role as Dr Vaseegaran and robot Chitti from the original film.