Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 is setting new records each day since its release on November 29. The film that has been made on the budget of Rs 600 crore has set some new records at the box office not only in India but also internationally. Talking about the new record, the Tamil version of 2.0 alone has earned Rs 20 crore in Chennai, and with this, it becomes the first Tamil film to achieve this. Rajinikanth’s film has beat Vijay starrer Mersal record which was at Rs 17 crore.
Meanwhile, 2.0 is earning huge at the box office even overseas. The film earned around $18 million, and with this, the worldwide business stands at Rs 610 crore approx. As per Box Office India, the film is the seventh highest grosser ever in India till date. It has been released in about 10,500 screens across the world and is going to witness earth-shattering success. In the film, Rajinikanth plays a scientist and a robot.
2-weeks total Chennai city gross is 20.11 CR.. #2Point0_20_Chennai 💪🤙🤘
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) December 12, 2018
Also, the film will be released in 56,000 screens (including 47,000 3D screens) in China in May 2019. A statement from Lyca Productions read, “Lyca Productions Pvt. Ltd is proud to associate with HY Media, one of China’s most prominent production and distribution companies, for the Chinese release of 2.0, the magnum opus of director Shankar, starring pan-Asian Superstar Rajinikanth and Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar.”