Excitement is at its peak among Thalapathy Vijay’s fans and cinephiles as the advance booking for his highly anticipated film, “Leo,” is in full swing. Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, known for his work in “Kaithi,” and featuring Vijay, Trisha Krishnan, Sanjay Dutt, Anurag Kashyap, Arjun Sarja, Gautham Menon, Mysskin, and Priya Anand in pivotal roles, the film has already achieved a remarkable milestone by selling 1 million tickets for its opening day in India, as reported by trade portal Sacnilk.
Here’s the latest on “Leo” advance booking:
Early Morning Shows in Kerala: Fans in Kerala are in for a treat with early morning shows of “Leo” beginning as early as 4:00 am. The Carnival Cinemas D-Mall in Punalur, Kannur’s Savitha Film City, JK Cinemas in Triprayar, Saagara Theatre in Kannur, and Liberty Cinemas in Kannur are all set to offer special shows for ardent Thalapathy Vijay enthusiasts. The Kuttiady Area Committee has also organized 7 am shows for the film.
High Demand in Karnataka: Thalapathy Vijay’s fan clubs in Karnataka have reported a surge in demand for tickets, indicating a strong turnout at the theaters. In Coimbatore’s Broadway Megaplex, the film recorded pre-sales worth approximately Rs 1 crore, a testament to the star’s massive fan base.
Tamil Nadu Premiere at 9 am: Tamil Nadu minister MP Saminathan confirmed that the premiere shows for “Leo” in Tamil Nadu will commence at 9 am. However, he dismissed reports of early morning shows at 4 am or 7 am.
Over 70,000 Tickets Sold in the UK: In the United Kingdom, over 70,000 tickets have been sold for “Leo” for shows scheduled from October 19 to 22. The film will be released in both 2D and IMAX formats in the UK.
A good release in Hindi is a must for that..
I hope upcoming Tamil Biggies renegotiate their OTT agreements for 8 weeks window.. https://t.co/tYHBxwwS8A
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) October 15, 2023
Aspirations for a 1,000 Crore Collection: Film trade expert Ramesh Bala revealed that many Thalapathy Vijay fans have high hopes for “Leo,” with some anticipating a lifetime collection of Rs 1,000 crore. Bala emphasized the importance of a strong release in the Hindi belt to achieve this ambitious goal.
— Sacnilk Entertainment (@SacnilkEntmt) October 16, 2023
Release Details: “Leo” is set to hit theaters on October 19 in 2D and IMAX formats. It will release alongside Shiva Rajkumar’s “Ghost” in Karnataka and Nandamuri Balakrishna’s “Bhagavanth Kesari” in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Additionally, the film will face off with Ravi Teja’s pan-India venture, “Tiger Nageshwara Rao,” on October 20.
#LEO : FEW MORE FANS SHOWS ADDED FOR EARLY MORNING!!!
— Kerala Vijay Fans (@KeralaVijayFC) October 16, 2023
The advance booking success of “Leo” demonstrates the unwavering popularity of Thalapathy Vijay and the immense anticipation for this action-packed film among his dedicated fanbase.