Film Master box office updates: Actor Thalapathy Vijay-Vijay Sethupathi starrer Tamil film Master is off to a good start. It the first big-ticket film to release in theatres in about nine months.
While the Tamil Nadu government has reduced the occupancy in theatres to 50 per cent from 100 per cent due to rise in COVID-19 cases but the decision has not impacted the film's business as such.
The action-thriller film directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj has earned more than Rs 40 crore in Tamil Nadu in two days, film entertainment tracker Kaushik LM informed in a tweet. In Chennai, the film minted Rs 2.26 crore in the past two days.
Official: #Master Day1 TN gross is 25 CR+ 🔥 #Thalapathy's dream run at the BO is unstoppable! #MasterTheBlaster#MasterPongal#ThalapathyVijay— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) January 14, 2021
Fantastic Day2 also being reported. The 40 CR+ TN gross mark smashed in 2 days itself 👌#BlockbusterMaster#BoxofficeMasterVIJAY
Released on January 13, Master has earned praise from both critics and the audience. The film minted roughly Rs 25 crore on its opening in Tamil Nadu.
In the international market, the film hit out of the park on its opening day. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh says Master earned A$ 283,517 (Rs 1.61 crore) in Australia and NZ$ 56,615 ( Rs 29.84 lakh) in New Zealand on Day 1.
#Master hits it out of the park... Flying start at key international markets. *Day 1* biz...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 14, 2021
⭐️ #Australia: A$ 283,517 [₹ 1.61 cr]
⭐️ #NewZealand: NZ$ 56,615 [₹ 29.84 lakhs]
⭐️ #USA: Biz getting updated. Strong start, despite limited screens.@comScore#MasterFilm#MasterPongalpic.twitter.com/MlnqbwGPHE
Master was initially planned for theatrical release on 9 April 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The film makers preferred to wait for a theatrical release rather than releasing it on any over-the-top media service.
Apart from Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, the film features Malavika Mohanan, Arjun Das, Andrea Jeremiah, and Shanthanu Bhagyaraj in supporting roles.