Superstar Rajinikanth’s Petta begins the 3rd week of its run and looks good to continue its success streak at the ticket windows in theatres the world over. The film has grossed more than 200 cr worldwide now and marks Rajini’s 4th film to gross more than 200 cr. 2.0 sits pretty on top followed by Kabali, Enthiran, and Petta. In all, only 11 South Indian films have grossed more than 200 cr so far; interestingly the past 3 months have seen 4 films enter this club - in the form of Sarkar, 2.0, KGF and now Petta. The all-time top South Indian grossers are as follows,
- Baahubali 2
Petta has grossed close to 95 cr in TN while Karnataka has seen a gross of more than 17 cr so far. Petta is expected to follow Viswasam into the 100 cr grossers club in TN this weekend or early next week. In Karnataka, all the three all-time top grossers from Kollywood are Rajini starrers - 2.0, Kabali and now Petta.
As Petta has completed 15 days in theaters, producers Sun Pictures are aggressively releasing more promotional content from the film like making videos, full song videos, and cast/crew interviews.