With Jai, Shiva and Nitinsathyaa the movie Chennai 600028 II was released on 9th of December. The release time was not that much good because of no scheduled holidays and demonetisation hit. Check out how much Chennai 600028 earned in the period of 3 days as Domestic and Overseas collection. The movie recieved bunch of positive reviews which helped in sudden growth. Since there was no big release during the past days on Tamil box office, Chennai 600028 Part II earnings are expected to go better than the other films. However, a small effect of demonetisation hit was observed during the opening day itself as movie was not able to brag many cinema halls in the range.
Chennai 600028 II 1st Day Collection was good during the initial shows and the benefit shows. Later the box office earnings dropped a bit during the noon but got a major support with night shows because of the weekend ahead. Overall occupancy during the first day for Chennai 600028 II remains around the mark of 30-45% in most of the theaters in Chennai on the opening day.
The weekend of 2nd and 3rd day thereof was good in numbers but failed to outrank any other box office benchmark. On Saturday, Chennai 600028 II got a massive support from the social media as well. Since the movie is directed by Venkat Prabhu himself his fans supported and went to watch the film on theaters only. The death of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa had also affected the box office earnings of Chennai 600028 II as people are observing moan for a month.
Coming to the publicity and marketing, an extensive budget was allocated for the marketing. Not only in South India, the actors also visited various parts of the world to promote the movie.
Chennai II Collection
Chennai 600028 II First Day Collection – 2.56 crores (Chennai – 47 Lakhs)
Second Day Collection – 3.1 crores
Third day collection – 3.09 crores
First weekend box office earnings of Chennai 600028 II : 8.75 crores
Along with India, many other countries also proven a profitable deal for the producers. The overseas earnings from countries like Myanmar, Thailand and UAE-GCC were also huge to boost up overall BO collections. The film was released in more than 600 screens in the domestic market and around 300 screens overseas.
Chennai 600028 II collections got good occupancy marks on the weekend. A massive crowd float in the cinemas specially on the weekends. Since there was no other big release in Tamil cinema from quite a long time, it got a big platform ready to perform on the box office.
The figures are according to the initial reports, final reported will be updated after the end of first week.