Ajith’s Vedalam is gearing up for wide release on Thursday, amid sky-high expectations and excellent pre-release buzz. Superstar’s Kabali currently holds the record for best opening day numbers (around Rs 21 crore) in Tamil Nadu, and it has to be seen if Vivegam can surpass the record.
Going by the craze for Vivegam and pre-release booking status, it shouldn’t surprise the trade if Vivegam can set new records. The fact that Vivegam is coming from a pair — Siva and Ajith — who have given back-to-back blockbusters should create box-office wonders.
Chennai city alone will have over 300 shows of Vivegam, which is a record of sorts. In Tamil Nadu, the film is releasing in over 700 theatres and the four-day weekend window will help the movie to rake in big numbers at the box-office.
Tipped to be spy thriller featuring Ajith and Vivek Oberoi in the roles of secret agents, the film has been produced on a budget of around Rs 130 crore. The film has been predominantly shot across exotic locations in Europe, especially in places such as Serbia, Austria, Georgia and Slovenia among others. Produced by Sathya Jyothi Films, Vivegam has music by Anirudh Ravichander. The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Akshara Haasan in crucial roles.