Rajnikanth and Radhika Apte starrer Kabali is all set to hit the screens tomorrow. Directed by Pa. Ranjith, the movie has created mammoth buzz before its release. The advance booking reports are exceptional and the trade is expecting it to shatter all Box Office records in South India. The craziness for the movie can be judged from the fact that the most of the theaters in Chennai have been completely sold till Tuesday. Let’s have a detailed look at Kabali budget, screen count, economics and Box Office prediction.
Kabali is one of the most expensive South-Indian movies till date. As per the sources close to film producers, the production cost of the movie is more than 100 crores. With around 15 to 20 crores spent on advertising, printing and promotions, the total budget of the movie is around 120 crores.
Kabali Screen Count
Kabali is releasing of record screen count in several territories like Tamil Nadu, Kerala etc. Overall, the movie is releasing on 3050 screens in India and 950 screens in overseas. Here is the detailed report on Kabali screen count.[box title=”Kabali Screen Count: India and Overseas” style=”noise” box_color=”#cbbeb1″ title_color=”#470808″ radius=”9″]
- Tamilnadu – 600+ Screens ( Record )
- Kerala – 306 Screens ( Record )
- Andhra Pradesh/Nizam
Vizag – 95+
East – 60+
West – 55+
Krishna – 50+
Guntur – 55+
Nellore – 25+
Ceeded – 140+
Nizam – 325+
- Total Nizam /AP – 805+ Theaters 850+ Screens
- Karnataka – 275+ Screens
- Total Screens (South India) – 2050 Screens
- Mumbai, North and Rest of Indian Territories – 1000 screens
Total (India) – 3050 screens Approx
- USA– 450 Screens (Record)
- UAE– GCC – 95 (Record)
- UK– 60
- Sri Lanka– 42
- France– 35
- Australia– 30
- Canada– 15
- Malaysia– 130 Screens (Record)
- Rest of World– 100 Screens
Total Worldwide Screen Count – 4000 Screens[/box]
Kabali Certification and Run Time
Kabali has been approved by censor board with U certificate. The movie has a run time of 152 minutes.
Kabali Economics and Box Office Prediction
Made on a budget of 120 crores, the movie is already in profits with 200 crores been recovered from various corporate deals and music and satellite rights. The producers are looking confident as Rajnikanth is a big superstar. Kabali producer, Thanu is expecting the movie to cross 500 crores worldwide. “I expect the movie to make more than Rs 500 crore when it releases. It will be bigger than Baahubali because that is the power and stature of Rajinikanth,” the producer told Firstpost.
Considering, the advance booking reports and hype Kabali has created, it seems that the movie is looking for an earth-shattering opening at the Box Office. Kabali will challenge all Box Office records in coming days including the highest opening day collection record of Bahubali (50 crores).
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