Dhanush starrer Thodari has struck gold at the box office. Despite getting mixed reviews, the film has performed well at the Tamil Nadu box office. The Kollywood film was released in over 250 screens in the state on Thursday, September 22. Thodari had garnered a decent response to the advance booking. But it managed to do good business in the four-day first weekend in Tamil Nadu.
The latest trade reports say that Thodari has earned around Rs 15-17 crore in five days, which is a good number for a Dhanush film. However, the film should hold well in the coming days in order to rake in profits for the producer, exhibitors and distributors.
However, The film, which earned Rs 1.7 crore in the first weekend in Chennai, has not performed well at the overseas box office. Thodari has raked in Rs 17.2 lakh in the US and Rs 3.32 lakh in the UK. However, it made a decent collection at the Malaysian box office by grossing Rs 46.87 lakh. Dhanush and Keerthy Suresh are starring in the flick, which is jointly bankrolled by Sendhil Thyagarajan and Arjun Thyagarajan.
Dhanush plays a pantry worker in this movie and he ends up falling in love with Keerthy Suresh. Unlike his previous movies, Prabhu Solomon decided to take an established actor for this quirky love story.
Apart from Thodari, Dhanush now has Kodi coming up, where he will be playing a never seen before double role. Reportedly he will be playing twins, one of who is a teacher and the other is a politician. But interestingly, he will be have three looks for this movie. Also for all those who don’t know, Dhanush and Vetrimaaran have been busy celebrating Visaranai’s entry to the Oscars. Dhanush’s Wunderbar production house produced this much acclaimed film.