New Delhi, Oct 20: Indian Tamil-language film directed by Alee, has taken over the box office like none other. Hitting the silver screen on Deepavali, the movie 'Mersal' has shaken the box office with its kickass collection!
Beating Rajinikanth's Kabali in Cheenai, the movie not only has domestically challenged but has reached its power in the United States, overtaking one-day collection records in Bollywood of A-listers like Aamir Khan's Dangal and SRK's Raees.
On the day of its release, Vijay-starrer has been said to rank in more than Rs 31 crore and according to the reports, the movie has collected about 22.5 crores in Tamil Nadu alone on Wednesday!
Mersal collected Rs 2.25 crore in the US, and the total two-day collection reaches up to about Rs 3.11 crore. According to industry tracker Ramesh Bala, Mersal earned Rs 31.50 crore in India, while its worldwide collection stands at Rs 43.50 crore.
Mersal is a revenge drama that has the corruption in India’s medical industry at the heart of its story. Vijay is seen playing three different roles in the film, which also stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal, Nithya Menen among others in the lead role.