Kabali movie of Rajinikanth had shattered many BO records of Indian box office. The film opened at a high pace. Collecting over 49.95 crores on the domestic market as its opening day earnings was not an easy task. The film opened with a great pace and overwhelming response. From the first show to the last show, the bookings remain full during the opening day itself. Film smashed record of any other film from entire India as its box office collections for the first day with minting nearly 50 crore rupees from the domestic market itself.
As Kabali has made Rs 200 crore already, before the sale of satellite and music rights, the total earning add up to make Rs 456.5 crore on the board, heading for Rs 500 crore fiercely. Initially after its opening day buzz and occupancy, the biz was expected to drop as the flick was hit by average and below reviews. But Rajinikanth has much influence over his fans. The Rajini fan following proved mightier than the reviews.
Despite mixed reviews from critics, Kabali reported phenomenal business on box office and shattered many existing records. With the opening of 46.50 crores across India, it dominated the opening record of Shahrukh Khan’s HNY, that was 44.97 crores. Also it surpassed the first 3-days collection record of recently released Salman Khan’s Sultan (105.53 crores) with 110 crores.
In the opening weekend, Kabali did the business of total 110 crores, including 46.50 crores of Friday, 30.05 crores of Saturday and 33.45 crores of Sunday. In weekdays, the movie recorded drop and minted the amount of total 39 crores with 13.50 crores of Monday, 11.50 crores of Tuesday, 7.50 crores of Wednesday and 6.50 crores of Thursday. After a week, total domestic collection of Kabali was recorded as 149 crores from all three versions- Tamil, Telugu & Hindi.