Ponniyin Selvan-1 has become a huge blockbuster for Tamil Cinema and another huge grosser for Indian Cinema. In 10 days of its release, the movie Ponniyin Selvan-1 has managed to collect more than Rs.400 crores at the Worldwide Box Office.
Ponniyin Selvan-1 has crossed US$5.5 Million at North America, AUS$1.6 Million at Australia, MYR16.6 Million at Malaysia, £1.2 Million at UK becoming highest grosser ever in Tamil Cinema at these Markets.
Ponniyin Selvan-1 broke Rajnikanth’s 2.0 and Kamal Haasan’s Vikram records in the above mentioned Overseas Territories. In Malaysia though, it broke Vijay’s Bigil record. As per the credible sources reports, Ponniyin Selvan-1 even crossed Baahubali-2, Viswasam. Bigil gross collections at Tamil Nadu State Box Office to emerge All-Time No.2 highest grosser in the state, behind Vikram.
In Kerala and Karnataka, also movie has secured All-Time No.2 grosser for any Tamil Movie position and Vikram, 2.0 are leading above it, in the respective markets. In Telugu states, Ponniyin Selvan-1 has achieved Break-even status and North Indian markets have yielded Rs.22 crores gross, making it another profitable South Indian movie for distributors. Cleverly, Lyca Productions and Madras Talkies, did not quote high amounts in the above mentioned markets. They distributed on their own for percentage through various big distributors in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Ponniyin Selvan-1 or PS-1 has become Tamil Nadu Industry Hit and Industry Hit in Overseas markets for Tamil Cinema. Overall Worldwide collections record will still be held by 2.0 as it had major contribution from North India and Telugu markets.
Movie has become biggest hit in the career of legend Mani Ratnam, ensemble of stars like Chiyaan Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Trisha Krishnan. AR Rahman music for the movie, Ponniyin Selvan-1 has become a rage in Tamil Nadu post release.
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