Ajith's Thunivu vs Vijay's Varisu: How Pongal releases stack up at Box-Office

Thunivu, Varisu
collect Rs 150 crore

The Thala Ajith-starrer bank heist actioner as well as Thalapathy Vijay’s latest offering have collected Rs 150 crore at the worldwide box office so far

How Thunivu has fared
so far in Tamil Nadu

The latest Thala Ajith film has collected a total of Rs 96.04 crore so far and is marching towards Rs 100 crore at the Tamil Nadu box office

Thunivu: Box Office
earnings

Here’s a breakdown of Thunivu’s TN box office numbers so far: 
Day 1: Rs 24.59 cr
Day 2: Rs 14.32 cr
Day 3: Rs 12.06 cr
Day 4: Rs 13.12 cr
Day 5: Rs 15.85 cr
Day 6: Rs 16.10 cr
Total: Rs 96.04 cr

Varisu vs Thuniva: Domestic Box office

Despite creating waves at the worldwide box office, Thalapathy Vijay starrer Varisu is struggling against Thunivu at the domestic box office

Varisu’s Tamil Nadu
Box Office Earnings

Here’s how much Varisu has made in Tamil Nadu so far:
Day 1: Rs 19.43 cr
Day 2: Rs 8.75 cr
Day 3: Rs 7.11 cr
Day 4: Rs 7.24 cr
Day 5: Rs 9.08 cr
Day 6: Rs 9.52 cr
Total: Rs 61.13 cr

Here’s why Thunivu
worked at the box office

Thunivu has resonated well with Ajith Kumar’s fans and neutral audience due to overwhelmingly positive word of mouth and fast pacing

What makes Varisu
click with Thalapathy
Vijay’s fans? 

Varisu resonated with Thalapathy Vijay’s fans as it is a complete package. Fans also appreciated Thalapathy Vijay and Rashmika Mandanna’s performances, huge star cast and S Thaman’s music

Thunivu cast, plot 

Thunivu focuses on a mysterious mastermind and his team who carry out bank heists. The film features Thala Ajith, Manju Warrier, John Kokken in significant roles

Thunivu budget, ratings

Budget: Around Rs 100 cr 
IMDb rating: 7/10 
Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 76%

Varisu cast, plot

The Vamshi Paidipally film is centred around Vijay Rajendran, a happy-go-lucky man whose life changes when his father dies unexpectedly. The film features Thalapathy Vijay, Rashmika Mandanna, R Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha in pivotal roles

Varisu budget, ratings

Budget: Around Rs 100 cr 
IMDb rating: 7/10 
Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 71%

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