Viswasam Box Office Collection: Thala Ajith wins! 27 year old record broken - Rajinikanth's Petta is no more no. 1 in Tamil Nadu
According to Ramesh Bala, Ajith's Viswasam has broken 27 year old record by defeating Rajinikanth starrer Petta.
Thala Ajith-starrer Viswasam Box Office Collection: Superstar Thala Ajith has emerged victorious at the box office. According to Ramesh Bala, an entertainment industry tracker who covers Hollywood, Bollywood, South Indian and China, has tweeted, "#Thala #Ajith 's #Viswasam wins the 4-day Opening Weekend (Jan 10th - Jan 13th) Pre-Pongal Box Office Battle in TN, by a good margin..No.1 in TN for all the 4 days..". Ajith-Nayanthara starrer Tamil film 'Viswasam' has been directed by Siva.
27 year record broken!
According to Ramesh Bala, Ajith's Viswasam has broken 27-year-old record by defeating Rajinikanth starrer Petta. 'Petta', roughly translating into one's local stronghold in Tamil, released along with the 'Viswasam'. Produced by Sun Pictures, Petta is directed by 'Pizza' fame Karthik Subbaraj and music scored by Anirudh. Besides bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqi and Vijay Sethupathy, the film's star cast includes actresses Simran and Trisha and actor-director Sasikumar.
Bala tweeted, "The last time a #SuperstarRajinikanth movie opened at No.2 on Day 1 at the TN Box Office was Oct 25th, 1992 when #ThevarMagan opened better than #Pandian. It took nearly 27 years and #Thala #Ajith's #Viswasam opened better than #Petta at the TN Box office on Day 1(Jan 10th, 2019). "
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) January 12, 2019
No.1 in TN for all the 4 days.. pic.twitter.com/GfH2aTMhLM
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) January 14, 2019
According to Sreedhar Pillai, entertainment industry tracker, "The early #PongalWeekend (January 10-13), trends show that the two releases - #Petta & #Viswasam are true HITS, how big will be determined after holiday season is over. In TN #Viswasam leads while Rest of India and Overseas #Petta ahead."
The early #PongalWeekend (January 10-13), trends show that the two releases - #Petta & #Viswasam are true HITS, how big will be determined after holiday season is over. In TN #Viswasam leads while Rest of India and Overseas #Petta ahead. pic.twitter.com/NAKvoIUcox
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) January 14, 2019
Earlier on Jan 10, a report from Villupuram district said six fans of actor Ajith Kumar suffered minor injuries when a huge cut-out of the 47-year-old actor erected outside a theatre in Thirukovilur collapsed and fell on them.
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