The official opening day collections of last Thursday release, Vijay’s Bairavaa are finally out. The film, directed by Bharathan and produced by Bharathi Reddy, had an excellent opening on the first day itself across the cinemas of Tamil Nadu.
A section of media reported Bairavaa’s opening day collections as Rs 20 crore plus while few other Tamil media reported the collections in the range of Rs 12.50 crore.
However, on Saturday night, Sri Green Productions, the Tamil Nadu distributor of Bairavaa revealed the opening day collection of the film after getting a lot of requests from Ilayathalapathy Vijay fans.
The popular distribution house took to their Twitter page to reveal the official opening day collection of Bairavaa.
Due to huge demand from #Ilayathalapathy fans, we are revealing the 1st-day collections officially. It is 16.61 Cr #BairavaaRecordOpening
And as expected, within no time, the tweets had gone viral across social media networks.
With such an impressive opening day figures, Bairavaa has shattered Ajith’s Vedalam record of Rs 15.50 crore to become all-time second highest opener in Tamil Nadu.
Bairavaa stars Rajini Murugan as the female lead. The film also starred Jagapati Babu, Satish, Aparna Vinod and Daniel Balaji. Bairavaa also marked the second collaboration of Vijay and director Bharathan after Azhagiya Tamil Magan, Vijay’s first film in a double role. Kabali fame Santhosh Narayanan has composed the music for Bairavaa while M. Sukumar cranked the camera for the film.
Here are the top 5 biggest openers at the Tamil Nadu Box Office:
1) Kabali : Rs 21.5 crore
2) Bairavaa : Rs 16.6 crore
3) Vedalam : Rs 15.5 crore
4) Theri: Rs 13.5 crore
5) Lingaa : Rs 13 crore