Ilayathalapathy Vijay fans have a reason to rejoice as the actor’s last Thursday release, Bairavaa has emerged as a Rs 100 crore grosser worldwide. The film, written and directed by Bharathan is the 60th film of Vijay’s acting career and as expected Bairavaa took advantage of the four-day holiday weekend to record excellent collections at Tamil Nadu Box Office.
On Monday morning, the makers of Bairavaa, Vijaya Productions officially confirmed on Twitter that their Pongal release crossed Rs 100 crore mark in just four theatrical days. The film also shattered Vijay’s 2016 release Theri’s record to become the fastest Rs 100 crore grosser worldwide.
And now with the Rs 100 crore success of Bairavaa, Vijay has set yet another record as the actor emerged as the top Tamil actor with the maximum number of Rs 100 crore grosser. The Jilla actor unseats none other than Rajinikanth’s record to do so. Bairavaa is Vijay’s fourth Rs 100 crore grosser in his kitty after Thuppakki, Kaththi and Theri, while Thalaivar is at number two position now with three Rs 100 crore grosser in Enthiran, Lingaa and Kabali.
Bairavaa has so far minted Rs 105 crores worldwide. The film is all set to cross the collections of Vijay’s third highest grosser, Kaththi (Rs 124 crore) soon.
Here is the list of Tamil actors with maximum Rs 100 crore grossers
1) Vijay – 4 (Thuppakki, Kaththi, Theri and Bairavaa)
2) Rajinikanth – 3 (Enthiran, Lingaa and Kabali)
3) Suriya – 2 (Singam II and 24)
4) Kamal Haasan – 1 (Vishwaroopam)
5) Vikram – 1 (I)
6) Ajith – 1 (Vedalam)
7) Raghava Lawrence – 1 (Kanchana 2)
8) Jayam Ravi, Arvind Swamy – 1 (Thani Oruvan)
Meanwhile, according to Tamil film trade circles, Bairavaa is yet to touch the century mark at the Box Office worldwide. The total collection of the film after the four-day long weekend is Rs 79.75 crore according to Kollywood trade.