Vijay’s highly-anticipated film “Leo,” directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, has made an impressive opening at the box office, breaking multiple records.
The #LEO roar overseas is EARTH SHATTERING. Additional UK locations have reported their numbers, taking our opening day number to £571.5K. This is an ALL TIME Indian film record that will be stamped in the history books! 💥🤯🥵💣🌋 pic.twitter.com/AuDqID0T9g
— Ahimsa Entertainment (@ahimsafilms) October 20, 2023
Film trade analyst Girish Wankhede predicts that the film is on track to cross Rs 200 crore within its first week, indicating its massive success.
— Vijay Fans Trends 🔥🧊 (@VijayFansTrends) October 20, 2023
Despite facing challenges, including a dispute over the OTT release window leading to non-release in national multiplex chains, “Leo” has built a dedicated global fan following.
There’s no stopping our BADASS 🤩#LEO North America Gross – $𝟐.𝟐𝐌 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 🔥🔥
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— AA Creations (@AACreationsUS) October 19, 2023
On its opening day, the film surpassed expectations and achieved outstanding box office collections. The film reportedly earned over Rs 135 crore on the first day.What’s even more remarkable is the film’s performance in the overseas market.
#LEO creates History 💥💥
Movie is now the All-time highest Day-1 grosser in TN..#ThalapathyVijay breaks his own Beast Day-1 gross with Leo..
With non-stop holidays ahead next milestone will be all-time Week 1 gross record in TN..
Rampage trends 💥💥 pic.twitter.com/A48sSMbPAI
— Naganathan (@Nn84Naganatha) October 20, 2023
“Leo” has not only become the highest-grossing Tamil film on its opening day but has also set a new record by grossing close to Rs 135 crore worldwide within the first day.In Tamil Nadu alone, it has grossed approximately Rs 38 crore on the opening day, making it the highest-grossing film in the state.
“Leo” stars Vijay Thalapathy, Trisha, Arjun, Sanjay Dutt, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Priya Anand, Mysskin, Mansoor Ali Khan, Mathew Thomas, Sandy, and features a cameo appearance by Anurag Kashyap.It is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and has music composed by Anirudh Ravichander. The film was released worldwide on October 19 in multiple languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada. Despite the absence of early morning shows in Tamil Nadu, it has become a box office sensation.
The film’s success and its potential to cross the Rs 200 crore mark within its first week mark it as a significant milestone in the world of Indian cinema.