NEW RECORD! Rajinikanth’s Petta breaks into top 10 Chennai box office collections of all time

After 2.0’s massive success, Rajinikanth-starrer Petta too is breaking into the big leagues with its box office collections. Petta has become the 5th Rajinikanth film to enter Chennai’s all-time top 10.

A screengrab of Rajinikanth in Petta

A screengrab of Rajinikanth in Petta  |  Photo Credit: YouTube

He was still gleaming with the massive box-office success of 2.0, when biggest superstar in the South, Rajinikanth, released his next film, Petta. And while 2.0 may have broken innumerable box-office records, Petta isn’t lagging behind either. The film has already made Rs 150 crore (domestic and worldwide box-office collections) and is going strong.

Now, the film has made couple of new records and it is specific to the city of Chennai. According to film trade analyst, Ramesh Bala, Petta has made its way into the top-10 biggest box-office films in Chennai. And not just that, Petta is also Rajinikanth’s 5th film to make it to this prestigious list. Well, what can one say – he is Thalaiva and nothing is ever a surprise, especially the collections of his films. (Also Read: Petta box office collection Day 6: Rajinikanth’s film beats Enthiran in USA)

Released on January 10, Petta made Rs 75 crore in Tamil Nadu alone, in just a week, according to reports. Also released in Telugu, that version of the film also made Rs 8 crore while the movie did remarkably well overseas with a collection of Rs 43 crore so far. Trade analysts are predicting that the film will cross the Rs 200 crore mark before its second week. (Also Read: Box office: In just 7 days, Petta enters Rs 150 crore club globally; Viswasam goes past Rs 125 crore mark)

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