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Are these the massive business 'Varisu' and 'Thunivu' made even before release?

Sunday, January 8, 2023 • Tamil Comments
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The biggest box office clash in Kollywood in recent times is happening on January 11th as Ajith's 'Thunivu' and Vijay's 'Varisu' are set to release worldwide. While the former directed by H. Vinoth is an out and out action film with Ajith in a mass avatar playing a negative shaded role, the latter is a wholesome family entertainer with Vijay balancing mass and class.

Both the superstars have reportedly ensured a table profit for their respective producers even before the release. Details are given below.

'Varisu' has a budget of Rs 225 crores

Vijay Salary: 125 Crores
Salaries of of other stars plus production cost is Rs.100 crores

Pre-Release Revenue:

Tamil Nadu theatrical rights: Rs 70 crore

Kerala rights: Rs 6.5 crores

Karnataka rights : Rs 8 crores

Overseas rights : Rs 35 crores

Hindi rights: Rs 34 crores

Audio rights : Rs. 10 crores

Digital rights: Rs, 75 crores

Sun TV Satellite Rights: Rs 57 Crores

The total pre-release collection of 'Varisu' is Rs 295 Crores which means that producer Dil Raju already has pocketed a profit of Rs. 70 Crores. Since he is releasing the Telugu version 'Vaarasudu' in maximum number of screens even suprassing Chiranjeevi' 'Waltair Veerayya' his profits could be over Rs. 75 Crores there.

Budget of Ajith's 'Thunivu': Rs.160 Crores

Ajith Salary: Rs.70 Crores
Other stars salaries and production cost: Rs 90 crore

Pre-Release Collection:

Tamil Nadu theatrical rights: Rs. 60 crores

Kerala rights : Rs. 2.5 crores

Karnataka rights: Rs 3.6 crores

Hindi rights: Rs 25 crores

Audio rights: Rs 2 crores

Andhra and Telangana Rights: Rs 1.5 crores

Digital rights: Rs. 65 crores

Satellite rights : Rs. 25 crores

Overseas rights (Lyca). : Rs. 14 crores

Thunivu's total pre-release busiess is around Rs 193 crores which means that producer Boney Kapoor has already pocketed a profit of Rs. 33 Crores. It should also be noted that the above information on both the fims is not official but forecast by trade analysts.

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