7th September 2023, Mumbai: Superstar Rajinikanth’s film ‘Jailer’ has enjoyed an impressive four-week run in theaters, and as of September 7, it faces competition from Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Jawan,’ which is set to release in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. While ‘Jailer’ has completed its theatrical run in many single-screen theaters across the country, it continues to run in select theaters in Tamil Nadu.
Jailer VS Jawan
Directed by Nelson Dilipkumar, ‘Jailer’ made its theatrical debut on August 10 and has garnered an impressive worldwide gross of over Rs 600 crore, according to trade reports. The arrival of ‘Jawan’ has added to the competition, as it is set to release on September 7 in multiple languages. Many theaters have allocated screens for Atlee’s Bollywood directorial debut, considering the significant demand. In Tamil Nadu alone, ‘Jawan’ is reported to have been allocated over 400 screens.
Jailer Box Office Collection
Despite the competition, ‘Jailer’ is still holding its own at the box office. Early estimates suggest that on September 6, the film earned approximately Rs 1.30 crore net in India, bringing its total collection over 28 days to Rs 340.98 crore net at the domestic box office. On September 6, the film recorded an occupancy rate of 16.75 percent in India.
Jailer on Amazon Prime Video
‘Jailer’ is now available on Amazon Prime Video, allowing fans to enjoy the action-packed entertainer from the comfort of their homes. Directed and written by Nelson Dilipkumar, the film features Rajinikanth in the role of Tiger Muthuvel Pandian. The cast also includes Vinayakan, Ramya Krishnan, and Vasanth Ravi in prominent roles. Mohanlal, Shiva Rajkumar, and Jackie Shroff made explosive cameo appearances in the film.
Produced by Sun Pictures, ‘Jailer’ boasts a musical score composed by Anirudh Ravichander, with Vijay Kartik Kannan as the cinematographer and R Nirmal as the editor. The film has clearly made a mark at the box office, and it will be interesting to see how it fares against the release of ‘Jawan’ and continues its journey in cinemas and on streaming platforms.
By Yashika Desai