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Record opening for Theri in the US, third-best after Enthiran, Lingaa

Vijay-starrer Theri has got a stupendous response in the US, registering a record opening, third-best after Enthiran and Lingaa.

regional movies Updated: Apr 15, 2016 13:16 IST
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Atlee-directed Theri released worldwide on Thursday on the occasion of Tamil New Year, while it had its USA premiere on Wednesday.(ActorVijay/Facebook)

New Tamil film Theri is off to a flying start in the US. The Vijay-starrer has registered a record opening of US $251,123 from its premiere shows in the US, making it the third-best after Rajinikanth’s Enthiran and Lingaa.

Buoyed by the response, the film’s North America distributor CineGalaxy Inc feels the film is the perfect New Year gift for audiences. Atlee-directed Theri released worldwide on Thursday on the occasion of Tamil New Year, while it had its USA premiere on Wednesday. In an official statement, the distributor revealed that the film minted $251,123 from Wednesday premieres in USA.

Read: Theri review | An emotional Vijay in a plot seen a million times

Read: Vijay-starrer Theri to release in 144 screens in the US

The film, which is about the relationship between a former police officer and his daughter, also stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Amy Jackson.

Listen to the song Eena Meena Teeka from Theri here: