Dhanush’s Karnan had a grand opening day in the film. With no major competitor on the first day, the film has grossed Rs 10.50 crore (and Rs 8.90 crore net) in Tamil Nadu. The film which got a 5 star rating from the critics has collected 21.54 lakhs.
According to the reports, the film collected ₹ 2.62 lakhs in New Zealand.
Directed by Mari Selvaraj and produced by Kalaipuli S. Thanu Karnan also stars Lal, Yogi Babu, Natarajan Subramaniam, Rajisha Vijayan, Gouri G. Kishan and Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli.
The film marks Rajisha Vijayan’s debut in Tamil.