Rajinikanth’s Kabali earns Rs 250 crore on day 1, claims producer


The makers of Kabali has continued to claim that the megastar Rajinikanth-starrer gangster drama has all broken all previous records on box office adding that the film collected a whopping Rs 250 crore on its first day.

This came after the film’s producer earlier claimed Kabali had collected Rs 100 crore on first day.

The film directed by Pa Ranjith, is a gangster drama and also stars Radhika Apte, Dhanshika and Kalaiarasan in key roles.

According to the producer, the Tamil language film, released globally on Friday amid much fan frenzy, has earned Rs 100 crore from theatres in Tamil Nadu itself.


A statement from the makers read, “In India, the film has earned Rs 250 crore, which includes Rs 100 crore from Tamil Nadu and Rs 150 crore from places outside the state in India.”

“Kabali” was released in approximately 8000-10000 screens all over the world, which includes 480 screens in the US, 490 in Malaysia and above 500 in Gulf countries.

A PTI report said that the film had also released in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Denmark, Holland, Sweden, South Africa and Nigeria.

“It has earned approximately Rs 100 crore worldwide,” the statement added.

“Kabali”, directed by Pa Ranjith, also stars Radhika Apte, Dhanshika and Kalaiarasan in key roles. The movie has been produced by ‘Kalaipuli’ S Thanu.

“It is the best collection an Indian actor has ever had.

It shows that there is only one superstar and that is Rajinikanth,” Thanu said.

In Tamil Nadu, there were reports of fans purchasing the tickets at a price 10 times more than the actual cost.



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