Vijay’s movie Beast has created an all-time day 1 record in Tamil Nadu by surpassing Ajith’s Valimai. Beast is released in five Indian languages. Its original version is in Tamil and dubbed versions are in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
Beast is written and directed by Dilipkumar Nelson. The movie is produced by Sun Pictures. Thalapathyvijay and Pooja Hedge are in the lead roles. Selvaraghavan, Shine Tom Chacko, Yogi Babu and Redi Kingsley are in supporting roles. Vijay is playing the role of a RAW agent.
The story of the movie is about his battle with terrorists. The story of the movie Beast goes like this, A busy mall in Chennai gets hijacked by an international terrorist organization. They demand release of the leader of a terrorist organization. The film is a mix of humor and action.
Beast has grossed Rs 73.78 crores worldwide on the first day, whereas Ajith’s Valimai had opened at Rs 50 crore gross worldwide. The Gross All India Box office collection of Beast is Rs 47.9 crores.
The movie is said to have earned 30-35 crores in Tamil Nadu alone and surpassed Sarkar’s previous records wherein Vijay played the lead role. Sarkar had earned Rs 32 crores in Tamil Nadu.
Beast Vs Valimai Box Office Collection
Talking about Box office collection in India, Beast will collect Rs 32-37 crore in Tamil Nadu, 5-7.5 crore from Andhra Pradesh or Telangana, 3-3.5 crore from Kerala, and 3-4 crore from Karnataka. Box office collection from North is 2 Crores. Vijay’s action drama has got the second-best opening for Tamil films in USA and Australia.
As KGF Chapter 2 is released today, the screening of Beast outside Tamil Nadu will make an impact on the film. But the film is still dominating at the box office in the home state. The box office collection of Beast has clearly shown that negative reviews about the movie are not going to make an impact on Vijay and his movie.
The response to the film is very strong in Kerala and Telugu states. Music in the movie is given by Anirudh Ravichandran and cinematography is done by Manoj Paramahamsa.
The film has been prepared with an overall budget of Rs 150 crores. The way movie is done in theaters on the first day, is expected to reach 140-150 crores in five days amid the weekend.