Wednesday, August 20, 2014



Velai Iilla Pattathari Overseas Box-Office Report

Velai Illa Pattathari aka VIP released in approximately 150 screens in overseas markets in 18 countries. The movie opened at 32 location in the US and was declared a Blockbuster within 2 days of its release. In four weeks VIP grossed $224,195 [₹. 1.37 Cr] and it is Dhanush's highest grossing movie to date in US. In Malaysia the movie opened at 54 location has managed to collect $1,294,447 [₹.7.89 Cr] after 5th weekend. Here is the weekly break down.

Week 1 - $505K
Week 2 - $605K
Week3 - $160K
Week4 - $20K

VIP managed to become the highest grossing Tamil movie of 2014 in Malaysia surpassing Jilla, Veeram and even Kochadaiiyaan joining the Top 10 All-Time Grossers at 10th spot.  In UK VIP had a limited release and yet collections were way better than expected. In just three weeks VIP managed to ring in £95,715 [₹. 98.30 lacs] from  8 locations. In Australia VIP opened at four locations and managed to collect A$ 63,076 [₹. 35.59 lacs]. VIP is now 8th highest grossing Tamil movie in Australia just below Thuppakki.  The movie also released in Sri Lanka, UAE-GCC, Europe, Singapore and Canada. However no official box-office numbers are available from these territories.  Our conservative estimate is that VIP grossed approximately $1,372,073 [ ₹. 8.31 Cr] from these territories. Total overseas collections of VIP are over  ₹. 18 Cr. 

Verdict: Blockbuster!!!
 Overseas Total (150 Locations):

MovieTotal Gross (INR)
Velai Illa Pattathari₹. 18.93 Cr

United States (32 Location)

RankMovieWeeksWeekend Gross ($)ScreensTotal Gross ($)Total Gross (INR)

Vellai Illa Pattathari4-30$224,195₹. 1.37 Cr

Malaysia (54 Locations)

RankMovieWeeksWeekend Gross ($)ScreensTotal Gross($)Total Gross (INR)
24Vellai Illa Pattathari5$72054$1,294,447₹.7.89 Cr

UK (8 Locations)

RankMovieWeeksWeekend Gross (£)ScreensTotal Gross(£)Total Gross (INR)

Vellai Illa Pattathari3-8£95,715₹. 98.30 lacs


Australia (4)

RankMovieWeeksWeekend Gross (A$)ScreensTotal Gross(A$)Total Gross (INR)

Vela Iilla Pattathari 3-4A$ 63,076₹. 35.59 lacs

Norway (1 location)

RankMovieWeeksWeekend Gross ($)ScreensTotal Gross($)Total Gross (INR)

Vela Iilla Pattathari 1$4,7111$4,711₹. 2.70 lacs

Others *

[Sri Lanka, UAE GCC, Europe, Singapore and Canada]
RankMovieWeeksWeekend Gross ($)ScreensTotal Gross($)Total Gross (INR)

Vellai Illa Pattathari 5--$1,372,073₹. 8.31 Cr

* Conservative Estimates

Yearly Box-Office 2007-2015

Top Grossers All-Time - Overseas

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