Tamil star Dhanush’s Thiruchitrambalam has performed exceptionally well at the box office, as a result, it has raced past the 100 crores mark worldwide. Directed by Mithran R Jawahar, the romantic comedy-drama film has become the first for Dhanush to achieve this box office milestone.
Thiruchitrambalam collected a fantastic 50.45 crores in the opening week and continues to mint money in the second week as well, taking a total net collection to 65.47 crores after 12 days. The movie has been excellent in the international markets too, grossing approx. 23 crores, for worldwide cum total to approx. 101 crores.
The film has overtaken Dhanush’s Bollywood debut film Raanjhanaa which was previously the highest-grossing film of his career with approx. 94 crores worldwide. Thiruchitrambalam is also reportedly the highest-grossing film for the actor in Tamil Nadu with 68.38 crores gross.
Produced by Kalanithi Maran under the banner of Sun Pictures, Thiruchitrambalam opened to very positive reviews while the audience’s word of mouth is also super strong. The shoot of the film was wrapped up a long time back in October 2021, but the makers paused the post-production due to the covid-19. It began in February this year and the movie was finally released on August 18.
The film stars Dhanush in the titular role and Nithya Menen with Raashi Khanna, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Bharathiraja, and Prakash Raj in the supporting roles.