Highest Pre-Release Business For Vijay


Kollywood star hero Vijay’s much-awaited movie ‘Sarkar’ is all set to hit the screens tomorrow on November 6th on the occasion of Diwali. AR Murugadoss helmed this project whereas Kalanidhi Maran under the production banner of Sun Pictures bankrolled this project.

The trade is surprised to see the pre-release business the movie is making. Just in Tamilnadu itself, with theatrical rights of the movie were sold for 81 crores. Combining all the other states in India, the movie rights were sold for 105.6 crores which is a record. In Karnataka, the movie was sold for 8 crores and 7.5 crores in the Telugu States. In the rest of India, the rights were valued 1 crore. Even the overseas business of ‘Sarkar’ is going exceptionally well. The movie made 11 crore in Southeast Asia, 5.5 crores in North America, 5 crores in UAE, 4.1 crores in Europe, 2 crores in Sri Lanka and the rest of the world is 2.4 crores. So, the total theatrical rights worldwide are sold for Rs. 135 crores which is the highest in Vijay’s entire career. Including dubbing rights, satellite rights etc, ‘Sarkar’ made a business of Rs. 185 crores even before the release.

The trade is expecting that the movie is going to rake mammoth numbers at the box office. The film is going to hit more than 3000 screens in the worldwide which is a grand release. So, we can expect some record-breaking collections on the opening day as well.

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