Petta box office collection Day 5: Rajinikanth film is a victor


In the U.S., the Rajinikanth starrer is nearing the 2 million mark (grossed 1.9 million $ so far) and Petta also leads in Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, UK and other regions in the overseas market. Read to know more.

Kollywood star Thala Ajith's latest outing Viswasam is performing well at the box office. Directed and written by Karthik Subbaraj, the film opened to a positive response and is earning huge at the ticket windows.

Petta recently crossed Rs 100-crore mark at the worldwide box office. The mass entertainer has earned Rs 4.81 crores in Chennai and is also ruling global markets like a boss. In his recent tweet, trade analyst Ramesh Bala pointed out, "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 almost 27 years and #Thala #Ajith's #Viswasam opened better than #Petta at the TN Box office on Day 1 (Jan 10th, 2019)" (sic). However, in other parts of Tamil Nadu, Petta has lost the battle against Viswasam.

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She has also reportedly stated that she was in dire need of the job owing to her father's ill health and hence didn't quit it. One of the mails, which were addressed to Hirani, read, "I remember forming these words on my lips - "Sir".

The Ajith-starrer came out with flying colors on Sunday by collecting Rs 13.1 crore to take its four-day total tally to Rs 51.2 crore in its first weekend.

Among the overseas centers, Viswasam is doing well in the centres like GCC, Malaysia and France. The film also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Trisha, Simran, Bobby Simha, and Sasikumar among others. Let us know your views in the comments section below.