Ban imposed in Karnataka affected Pre-Release Business by at least Rs 10 crore. Neverthless, Producer Dhanush wouldn’t complain as he did make huge profit already.
None of the previous three films (Vikram Simha, Lingaa, Kabali) of Rajinikanth hit the bull’s eye in Telugu States. Still, Theatrical Rights fetched Rs 33 crore in this territory.
‘Kaala’ has to Gross not less than Rs 280 crore to achieve break-even. Can Superstar do it?
Kaala Pre-Release Business:
Tamil Nadu: Rs 60 crore
AP/Nizam: Rs 33 crore
Kerala: Rs 10 crore
Rest Of India: Rs 7 crore
Overseas: Rs 45 crore
Kaala Worldwide Theatrical Business: Rs 155 crore
Kaala Pre-Release Business: Rs 230 crore (includes Satellite & Digital Rights: Rs 70 crore, Music & Others: Rs 5 crore)