'Viswasam' and '2.0' enter box office as top highest grossing movies of 2019!
According to the latest reports, Ajith starrer Viswasam and Rajinikanth's 2.0 is the top grossing Tamil movies of the first quarter of 2019. Read the news in detail below...
The first quarter of 2019 has already seen many film releases, but the one that gets the attention is Ajith's Viswasam and Rajinikanth's Petta. The films being released on the same day made huge numbers at the box office despite the clash!
Petta made huge collections of money worldwide, whereas Viswasam not far behind doing considerably well for the huge star cast. The overall collections for Petta has made a whopping Rs 230 crore surpassing Ajith's Viswasam. Viswasam turned out to be the highest share in Tamil Nadu beating Petta. Rajinikanth being called as the box office king, his last defeat was in 1992 when his film Pandiyan clashed with Kamal Haasan's Thevar Magan. Viswasam broke the 27 year streak. According to reports, Petta stands above with collections just above Rs 230 crore and Viswasam's collections is at Rs 210 crore.
Interesting is Viswasam is a Tamil released movie whereas Petta is a multi-lingual movie. On March 1st Viswasam was released in Telugu, later the Kannada dubbed version was released on 7th March. The latest report from the Tamil fraternity has released the top 10 movies with highest collections in Tamil Nadu. 1. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) - Rs 84.2 crore (all versions) 2. Viswasam (2019) - Rs 76.5. crore 3. Sarkar (2018) - Rs 71.8 crore 4. Mersal (2017) - Rs 69 crore 5. 2.0 (2018) - Rs 64.7 crore 6. Enthiran aka Robot (2010) - Rs 64.3 crore 7. Petta (2019) - Rs 62 crore 8. Vedalam (2015) - Rs 48.2 crore 9. Kabali (2017) and Theri (2016) - Rs 47 crore 10. Thuppakki (2012) - Rs 44.8 crore respectively.
The list above gives a clear standing of the movies collection, and according to Kollywood box office, Viswasam is the highest Tamil grosser, also from the last 4 movies are of Rajinikanth and Vijay.