Iru Mugan has emerged as the third highest grossing Tamil movie of the year so far after Rajinikanth Kabali and Vijay’s Theri. Despite mixed reviews of critics, this sci-fi action thriller has witnessed overwhelmed response from audience across the globe, especially in its dominated region Tamil Nadu. The lead star Vikram is being appreciated by everyone for his performance.
On Monday, Iru Mugan recorded almost 40% of drop than Sunday and minted the amount of 3 crores. On the next day i.e. Tuesday being holiday due to Eid, it showed decent rise in its occupancy and collected 3.75 crores. Then on Wednesday, the movie again faced drop and collected 2.75 crores.
Speaking to the press, the makers of Iru Mugan on Wednesday, Sept. 14, said that the film has grossed Rs. 29.25 crore in Tamil Nadu. They are predicting the movie to do a total business of Rs. 50 crore in the state and Rs. 8 crore from Chennai alone. The Vikram-starrer has already raked in Rs. 3.5 crore in the capital city of Tamil Nadu. The trade experts say that Iru Mugan is likely to become the third biggest Tamil hit in 2016 after Kabali and Theri, which earned over Rs. 300 crore and 150 crore, respectively, at the worldwide box office.
On the last day of week i.e. Thursday, it reported more drop and added the amount of approx. 2.25 crores* to its account. With this opening week total collection of Iru Mugan has become 30.25 crores* across Tamil state. From Andhra Pradesh / Telangana and Kerala, it reported the business of 20.75 crores* and 3.65 crores* respectivel