After a robust and baffling 2020, the Tamil audience started the new year with high hopes and longing for some good movie releases. After the post-pandemic, the theatres opened on November 14 last year. The first movie that made it to the theatres was Master on the occasion of Pongal.
The movie’s release induced some confidence in other directors who were in doubt regarding film release amidst the corona pandemic. Master, the first film starring Tamil superstar, released after the pandemic and lockdown.
Some directors chose the OTT platform to release the movies. Simultaneously, some films expected to make a good mark in theatres failed to meet expectations.
Top 5 Grossers in Tamil Nadu Post Covid Lockdown
Due to covid cases rising and total lockdown in India, the release date of Master, which was on April 9, 2020, was postponed. After its release post lockdown, the movie collected 25 crores on its first opening day. The worldwide collection was 200 crore, becoming the most significant international release and topping the global ranking list.
Versatile actor Dhanush is relishing the success of his recent release Karnan. Amidst the second wave of covid, the film released on April 9. The movie’s rights also sold to the oOTT platforms Zee Tamil and Amazon Prime Video for Rs, 9, and 12. The total worldwide collection of the film is 61.8 crore.
Under the name of Dream Warrior Pictures, the action thriller is making a dream collection at the box office. Directed by Bakkiyaraj Kanan, the film earned 30 crore business in India and 36.50 crores worldwide.
4. Godzilla vs Kong
Godzilla vs Kong has made a massive collection of 46.58 crores in India since its release on March 24. The film proved to be an enormous success in India. Though we the Tamil Nadu box office numbers are not known. News is that the film has collected a significant number in Tamil Nadu.
The highly anticipated movie was released on January 14, moving it to the average rating. Produced by D company and Madhav Media, the Tamil movie collected 7.91 crores in India. The rural drama collected 9.4 crores despite clashing with the hit movie Master.