Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kaala has registered Rs 15.3 Cr opening day collection in Tamil Nadu despite being a non-festival Thursday release. The best performing territories of the film are Chennai city and Chengalpet. While Kabali scored a Rs 21.5 Cr debut on day one, it’s Thalapathy Vijay’s Mersal (Diwali release) which holds the biggest opening day record in TN with a mammoth Rs 23.5 Cr.
In Chennai city, the opening day gross is Rs 1.76 Cr, making it the highest opening day in the area beating Vijay’s Mersal. Yesterday, the film grossed nearly Rs 1.4 Cr in Chennai city with excellent hold. The weekend numbers are going to be crucial for the movie directed by Pa Ranjith and produced by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films and presented by Lyca.