Chennai Express has collected Rs 8.51 crore on its 9th day at the box office, with fantastic growth in business across all circuits. The film has shattered all previous box-office records in the south. In Tamilnadu/Kerala and Nizam circuit, Chennai Express is now the highest grossing film of all time.
With Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara crashing at the box office on its third day, there are reports that exhibitors are planning to reduce the shows of the film from Monday, and increasing the shows of Chennai Express at multiplexes.
The cumulative total of Chennai Express now stands at Rs 171.7 crore. The film is likely to collect around Rs 10-12 crore on Sunday, and should cross the 200 crore mark in its third week at the box office.
- 1st Week – 156.71 crore
- 2nd Friday – 6.48 crore
- 2nd Saturday – 8.51 crore (31% growth)
- 9 Day Total Collections – 171.7 crore