Valimai box office report: Ajith Kumar's film crosses 150 crore worldwide in its opening weekend

Updated on Mar 01, 2022 04:15 PM IST
Ajith Kumar starrer Valimai has earned 150 crore at the global box office in its first weekend. The film is expected to enter the 200 crore club soon.
Ajith Kumar's Valimai bags Rs. 150 crore in first weekend.
Ajith Kumar's Valimai bags Rs. 150 crore in first weekend.
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Actor Ajith Kumar’s latest Tamil release Valimai, which was also dubbed and released in Hindi, has set the cash registers on fire with a whopping first weekend worldwide gross of over 150 crore. With no major Tamil release for the next two weeks, the film is expected to breach the 200 crore club, as per trade sources. Valimai is also the biggest opening weekend grosser for Ajith, who was last seen in Nerkonda Paarvai, the Tamil remake of Pink. Also Read: Anshula Kapoor joins Janhvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor for Valimai screening with Boney Kapoor, fans say ‘she looks great’

H. Vinoth directed and Boney Kapoor produced Valimai, an action-thriller about a cop going after an outlaw biker gang, had registered the biggest first day opening at the box-office ever for a Tamil film.

As per trade analyst Trinath, Valimai minted over 150 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. “Valimai is having a dream run. It has managed to gross over 150 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. Despite releasing on a Thursday, the film took a phenomenal opening and it continued drawing footfalls throughout the weekend. Major spike in numbers can be expected on Tuesday as it’s a holiday for Maha Shivaratri,” Trinath told Hindustan Times.

Valimai features Ajith in the role of a cop. The film also stars Huma Qureshi and Karthikeya. Apart from Tamil, Valimai was also released in Telugu and Kannada along with the original Tamil version.

Last week, in an interview with Indiaglitz, Boney said his film has registered a ‘very big’ opening. “It is definitely very big. I don’t know the exact numbers but from what I’ve heard from my exhibitors and distributors, the number is very big. It is perhaps the biggest opening for any film in the Tamil industry,” Boney said.

Read More: Valimai box office report: Ajith Kumar's film enters 100 crore club in just 3 days

Boney forayed into Tamil cinema with Ajith's Nerkonda Paarvai, the remake of Pink. Valimai is their second collaboration. The duo has also confirmed that they’ll be reuniting for a third project very soon.

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