Mersal box office collection crossed Rs 150 crore mark at worldwide platform in 11 days. Total business and earnings of the Tamil movie continued to create a new record in southern film industry and became one of the highest earner cinema of year 2017. The celluloid is expected to enter Rs 200 crore club by the end of fourth week of its release in India.
Directed by ace filmmaker Atlee, the Tamil language offering started its box office journey on a higher note. Witnessing tremendous occupancy in the cinema halls and multiplexes in the mega cities across the state, the action flick raked in a whopping worldwide collection of Rs 47.1 crore on the first day of its release.
Showcasing growth in its performance across the globe, the multi-starrer celluloid bagged Rs 80.9 crore in Tamil Nadu. Exhibiting excellent performance in home-state, the south Indian offering fetched moderate attention of public spectators in Kerala. Gaining satisfactory response from people in Malayalam speaking region, the movie earned Rs 10.1 crore.
Earning a big fame in major part of south Indian regions, the Tamil flick witnessed average public response in other states. Though it faced massive occupancy in Tamil Nadu, it witnessed moderate theatre occupancy in Kannada speaking state. Performing well in the initial week, the movie raked in Rs 10.4 crore in Karnataka and Rs 2.3 crore from rest of the country.
Apart from divulging a major chunk of audiences in the domestic arena, the south Indian film garnered enormous income in the overseas. Attracting a huge audience in foreign countries, the movie grossed sufficient profit. In north American countries (United States and Canada), the celluloid collected Rs 8.8 crore. Vijay’s movie bagged Rs 8.3 crore in United Arab Emirates.
Receiving moderate response in eastern part of Asia, the movie agglomerated average earnings. In Singapore, S J Suriya’s latest Tamil celluloid pocketed Rs 5 crore. While the film remained on silent note in the southern part of Asian subcontinent. Fetching normal response from the spectators, the Tamil offering recorded a business of Rs 3.4 crore in Sri Lanka.
Although Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s new film packed fabulous earnings in the south-east Asian countries, the movie failed to earn thumping revenue in western nations. Showcasing average performance in English speaking country, the action film minted Rs 3.1 crore in United Kingdom. In France, the movie gained poor response and earned Rs 2.4 crore.
In Australian continent, the film couldn’t perform superbly as newly released regional movies acquired strong hold in the cinema halls there. However, Atlee’s directorial project drove the attention of good number of audiences in Australia and New Zealand. Averting a small number of spectators, the film raked in Rs 2.2 crore total collection. Till now, the movie has earned Rs 146 crore worldwide collection.
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