Sarkar creates history; becomes the highest-grossing film in Chennai
Director A. R. Murgadoss’ Sarkar starring Vijay hit the screens on 6th November, on the auspicious occasion of Deepavali. The pre-release buzz of the film was so high that tickets were sold out within minutes in ticketing websites and in theatres. The film opened in over 3000 screens across the globe. Prior to its release, Sarkar was mired in controversy A. R. Murugadoss of plagiarising his script, however, going by the box-office numbers this controversy didn’t affect the fate of the film.
It is now reported that the film has taken a record opening in the Tamil Nadu box-office, beating the day one collect of Vijay’s previous release Mersal. It has registered 2.3 crores at the box-office. Noted trade analyst also spoke about it. He took to his Twitter handle to say “The hugely awaited #Tamil biggie #Sarkar, which opened today, has got fantastic showcasing outside Tamil Nadu as well… In Mumbai, for instance, the plexes have allotted 8, 9, even 11 and 12 shows every day, which is a rarity… The hype is truly tremendous… #SarkarDiwali.” He also spoke about the film’s performance in the UK. He said ”
#Sarkar mania grips #UK… A midweek release [Tuesday], yet the #Tamil biggie has embarked on an AWESOME start in #UK… In fact, such impressive numbers *on a weekday* are a rarity in this market… Tuesday £ 122,513 [₹ 1.17 cr] / 42 locations @comScore”
#Sarkar mania grips #UK… A midweek release [Tuesday], yet the #Tamil biggie has embarked on an AWESOME start in #UK… In fact, such impressive numbers *on a weekday* are a rarity in this market…
Tuesday £ 122,513 [₹ 1.17 cr] / 42 locations@comScore
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 7, 2018
Apart from Vijay, the film starred Keerthy Suresh, Radha Ravi, and Varalakshmi Sarathkumar among others. What did you like about the film? Tell us your views