Rajinikanth’s ‘Kabali’ joins Rs 200 crore club in India
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action drama “Kabali” on Tuesday entered the Rs 200 crore club and successfully became the second film after “Enthiran” to achieve the rare feat in the superstar’s career.
“It’s the fastest south Indian film to rake in over Rs 200 crore at the box office worldwide in just five days. As on Tuesday, ‘Kabali’ has grossed Rs 205 crore and this includes the three languages in which the film was released,” trade analyst Trinath told IANS.
In India, in its opening weekend, the film minted over Rs 100 crore.
“In the domestic market, the film collected a whopping Rs 128 crore from the opening weekend. It’s the best ever opening for a south Indian film,” he said.
Directed by Pa Ranjith, “Kabali” narrates the story of a gangster’s shot at redemption and how he fights for equal pay rights for Tamils in Malaysia.
The Tamil film has been dubbed in other languages like Hindi, Telugu and Malay.