Despite clash, last Thursday released two much-awaited Tamil biggies Petta & Viswasam have registered a phenomenal opening week at the box office. Both the offerings have witnessed tremendous response from the audience nationwide and faced neck-to-neck competition due to each other.
Superstar Rajinikanth starrer action drama Petta has received mostly positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience and gained a solid word of mouth. In the extended opening weekend, it did the business of 38 crores which included 13 crores on Thursday, 9 crores on Friday, 7.25 crores on Saturday & 8.75 crores on Sunday in Tamil Nadu.
Then on weekdays as well, Karthik Subbaraj’s directorial remained steady and raked the business of 7 crores on Monday, 6.50 crores on Tuesday, 6 crores on Wednesday & 5.25 crores on its 2nd Thursday. With this, its 8-days first-week total collection has become 62.75 crores nett at the TN box office.
On the other hand, the parallel-running superstar Ajith Kumar starrer action mystery Viswasam has received mixed reviews from the critics but still register a solid business of 42.75 crores in the first weekend with 15.50 crores on Thursday, 10 crores on Friday, 8 crores on Saturday & 9.25 crores on Sunday.
With good support of the audience, Siva’s directorial remained strong on weekdays as well and minted 7.50 crores on Monday, 6.75 crores on Tuesday, 6.25 crores on Wednesday & 5.50 crores on 2nd Thursday. After a week, the total collection of Viswasam has become 68.75 crores nett across the Tamil state.
Also Check: Petta & Viswasam 7th Day Box Office Collection