Thala Ajith and Nayanthara's Viswasam breaks the record of Baahubali 2; Here's how
Thala Ajith and Nayanthara's Viswasam has managed to break the record of magnum opus Baahubali 2 which was directed by SS Rajamouli. Read to know more.
Ajith Kumar's Viswasam, which starred Nayanthara in the female lead broke many box office records despite its release with Rajinikanth's Petta. The film which released during Pongal this year did a fantastic collection at the box office and opened to rave reviews all over. In fact, it outperformed Rajinikanth's Petta in its home territory. While Rajinikanth's Petta had its TV premiere on 14 April, Viswasam was telecast on May 1, which was also Ajith's birthday. And guess what? The Ajith starrer has become the most viewed South Indian film on its world TV premiere.
According to Trade Analyst Ramesh Bala, Viswasam has garnered 1,81,43,000 impressions and with this Thala Ajith starrer has managed to beat the record of Baahubali 2 and Thalapathy Vijay's Sarkar. The data was released by the Broadcast Audience Research Council. Viswasam was telecast at 6.30 PM on May 1, and despite the film was released first at OTT platform, it has topped the BARC impressions. Viswasam has set a huge record in Tamil cinema with its box office collection and also by its viewership.
Check out BARC report:
2 Pichaikkaran -17696
3 Baahubali 2 - 17070
4 Sarkar - 16906
Viswasam collected around Rs 130 crores in Tamil Nadu alone and managed to cross Rs 200 crores worldwide. The Siruthai Siva-directorial movie revolves around Ajith who plays the role of a protective father and how he reunites with his daughter.