Thalapathy Vijay’s “Leo” Becomes Global Box Office Sensation, Surpasses ₹290 Crores

Leo’s Spectacular Success Reinforces Vijay's Stature as a Box Office Powerhouse

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23 october 2023, Mumbai: Vijay-starrer “Leo” has taken the box office by storm, rapidly ascending to become the actor’s highest-grossing film globally, surpassing his previous venture, “Varisu.” Over the weekend, fervent fans of Thalapathy Vijay flocked to theaters to witness this cinematic spectacle. “Leo” would rake in approximately Rs 40 crore on Sunday, but the film exceeded expectations, amassing a substantial Rs 41.50 crore on that day. Consequently, its domestic earnings have now reached a total of Rs 181.35 crore.

Leo’s Impressive Regional Performances

“Leo” showcased an exceptional performance in its native region, Tamil Nadu, where it accumulated a remarkable Rs 28 crore on Sunday. In Kerala, it secured Rs 8 crore, while in Karnataka, it garnered Rs 5 crore. The film enjoyed an overall 80.28 percent Tamil occupancy, 47.77 percent Telugu occupancy, and 21.22 percent Hindi occupancy. This regional success is a testament to the movie’s widespread appeal.

Leo’s Global Impact and March Toward ₹300 Crore

Not only did “Leo” captivate audiences on its home turf, but it also left a significant mark in the international market. The film’s global earnings have now reached an impressive Rs 290 crore, edging closer to the coveted ₹300-crore milestone. According to the Comscore global chart, “Leo” made a grand entrance, securing the third position for the weekend in worldwide box office collections, just trailing Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of The Flower Moon” and Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour” film.

Leo International Recognition

“Leo” wasn’t just content with its global success; it also achieved top rankings in key international markets. It debuted as the number one film in the UAE, Singapore, and Malaysia, demonstrating its universal appeal. In North America, it climbed to the eighth spot over the weekend, reinforcing its global recognition.

Leo Behind The Scenes

Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, “Leo” boasts an ensemble cast that includes luminaries like Sanjay Dutt, Trisha Krishnan, Arjun Sarja, Mysskin, Sandy, and Gautham Menon, among others. The film’s versatility is evident in its multilingual release, spanning Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi, thus catering to a diverse audience.

Vijay’s stature as a box office powerhouse.

“Leo” emerges as a triumph, both domestically and internationally, solidifying Vijay’s stature as a box office powerhouse. With its record-breaking collections and global recognition, the film showcases the immense draw of Indian cinema beyond its borders and paves the way for even greater success in the future. The diverse ensemble cast and multilingual approach have certainly contributed to the film’s widespread appeal, making “Leo” a significant milestone in Indian cinema.

By Yashika Desai

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