Come 22 July, it’s a gala time in the south and in the lives of millions of fans of Rajnikanth. The film release date has been declared as a public holiday considering the craziness found about the superstar in the south. This speaks out the pre-release buzz in the media. In other words, it’s a huge and unprecedented wave for the film witnessed for the film.
As per reports, the film will hit in not less than 5000 screens worldwide and thus would be enjoying a great release in the south Indian states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala circuits. Even the metros like Mumbai and NCR is having around 1000 screens blocked for the movie. Talking about the overseas screens, US blocks 450 screens, while 90 are seen in the UAE.
If you check the advanced bookings for the film, the response is simply overwhelming. Ever since the window (both online and offline) has opened for the advance booking, the response from the fans has been incredible. The trade pundits are expecting to see a collection of 100 crores in the first weekend itself.
The film has already made 200 Crores with corporate deals and the sale of music and getting the satellite rights. All the tickets at Chennai has gone booked, similar is the scene at places like Bangalore and neighboring states like Kerala as well. Even in US half the screens were reported going full and some of them witnessed the overbooking within two hours only.