South India’s Showman Shankar’s I Movie brought the house down worldwide. The Vikram Amy Jackson starrer film that released amidst huge expectations has opened to mixed reviews due to the long run time and other factors. However, I movie that released as Pongal special has managed to join the distinguished Rs 200 crore club at the world wide box office.
The latest box office collections reports of I movie reveal that the film has raked in around Rs 203 crores so far. With the Tamil version minting around Rs 74.07 crores in Tamil Nadu, the Telugu version netting Rs 40.20 crores in both Andhra & Telangana regions, I movie struck gold in both of its sweet spots. Interestingly, Shankar-Vikram magical combination could pull crowds in Kerala and Karnataka as well with Rs 13.50 crore and Rs 10.40 crore collections respectively.
The Telugu and Tamil versions have managed to collect Rs 4.03 crores in Rest of India while the Hindi version grossed around Rs 16.30 crores till date. The movie has performed exceptionally well in the overseas market collecting around Rs 38 crores in the rest of the world.
With more interesting films around the corner, we need to see if I movie could continue its streak and create more records at the box office.