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Lal Salaam Box Office Day 8 Collection: Rajinikanth’s Film Manages Only Rs 27 Lakhs

The sports drama, Lal Salaam, featuring Rajinikanth in an extended cameo alongside Vishnu Vishal and Vikranth in lead roles, has faced disappointment at the box office. According to a report from, the film garnered an estimated Rs 27 lakh nett in India on Friday, resulting in a week one collection of Rs 15.08 crore nett across all languages (Tamil and Telugu) in India. Subsequent to Friday’s earnings, the film’s total collection in India stands at approximately Rs 15.35 crore nett.

Lal Salaam recorded a total Tamil occupancy of 17.34 per cent on Friday, February 16, 2024, following its global theatrical debut on February 9, 2024. With an estimated budget ranging from Rs 80 to 90 crores, the film saw Aishwarya Rajinikanth expressing her excitement about collaborating with her father, Rajinikanth, on this project. The music for ‘Lal Salaam’ is composed by the renowned musician AR Rahman, with remarkable performances by Senthil, Nirosha, Thambi Ramaiah, and Dhanya Balakrishna. Despite the disappointment at the box office, Rajinikanth’s portrayal of Moiden Bhai received favorable reviews, along with commendations for the performances of Vishnu Vishal and Vikranth, as well as the film’s compelling narrative exploring themes of religion, politics, and unity.

Despite facing challenges at the box office, Lal Salaam has left an indelible mark with its compelling narrative and powerful performances. Aishwarya Rajinikanth’s collaboration with her father, the superstar Rajinikanth, has been a notable aspect of the film’s production, drawing attention and anticipation from audiences and industry enthusiasts alike. The involvement of renowned musician AR Rahman in composing the music further heightened expectations for the film’s audiovisual experience.

Moreover, the performances by Senthil, Nirosha, Thambi Ramaiah, and Dhanya Balakrishna have contributed to the film’s overall appeal, showcasing a diverse range of talent within the cast. The plot’s focus on an individual’s journey to reclaim respect and recognition in the face of adversity resonated with audiences, adding depth and emotional resonance to the storytelling.

Although the box office performance indicates a challenging start for Lal Salaam, the film’s thematic exploration of religion, politics, and unity, coupled with the standout performances, has garnered appreciation from both fans and critics. The enduring impact of Lal Salaam transcends its initial reception, as its narrative and performances continue to spark conversations and reflections within the cinematic landscape.

Ziya Khan


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