1/16/2014

Vijay's Jilla Crosses 100 Crore Mark

16/01/2014
Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Pongal fest Jilla has just reached the 100 Crore mark. Though the it's not about the Film's net collection But counting the overall business including satellite rights, distribution rights etc.

Distribution Rights - The distribution rights of Jilla of all regions have reportedly fetched Rs 34 crores for the movie bosses. This by any yardstick is very huge. 

Overseas Distribution Right - Jilla was in demand in the countries like Malaysia, UK and some other countries. The producer sold the overseas rights of the various countries considering the fan following of Vijay. Overall, the film has collected Rs 11 crores from different regions.

Kerala Distribution Rights - Kerala market just got bigger for a Vijay movie this time due to the Mohanlal factor. Usually, Illayathalapathy movies' used to fetch 1-2 crores. But this time it was sold for Rs 4 crores to Mohanlal itself.

Karnataka Distribution Rights - Vijay has a good fan following in Karnataka. As a result, his movies often generated good revenue in the neighbouring state. This time, his movie was sold for Rs 2 crore.

Rest of India Rights - The rights of rest of India rights have been sold for about Rs 1 crore. The Telugu rights is expected to fetch somewhere around Rs 3-4 crores.

Satellite Rights - The TV rights of Jilla has been bought by Sun TV. They have reportedly paid Rs 16 crores. The deal includes the screening of the movie on Malayalam channels owned by the Sun Network.

Music Rights - Star Music acquired the audio rights of Jilla for Rs 1 crore.

Total Business Through Rights - The total business that Jilla has made through theatrical and audio rights is Rs 69 crores. Now, let us look into the figures of Box Office collection.

Box Office Collection - In Tamil Nadu, the first four days at collection centres have been outstanding. The film has made around Rs 28 crores (Gross) starting from Friday to Monday.


  • Kerala - In Kerala, Jilla has got an earth-shattering response, as it has made Rs 4 crores in the first weekend. This is a huge collection for a Tamil movie in this part of the world.
  • Karnataka - The response for Jilla has been good in Karnataka. Though the occupancy varied from show to show, the collection is impressive. In the first four days, it has earned Rs 1 crore + in the state.
  • US - Vijay's Jilla has made 192,858 USD (1.19 crores) from 69 screens. The Tamil flick made 60,000 USD, 72,000 USD and 27,000 USD on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • UK - Jilla is in the numero uno position in the UK. The film made £ 152,552 (1.54 crores) from 44 screens in the first weekend.
  • Australia - Jilla has collected A$ 31,679 (17.59 lakhs) from three screens. Unlike the US and the UK, the film did not have a wide release.
  • Malayasia - Vijay starrer film is top at Malaysia Box Office too. Jilla has made 78.02 lacs from 36 screens in the first weekend.

Total Box Office Collection - Till Date The total box office collection of Jilla from worldwide for four days comes around Rs 36 crores. 36 Crores (Box Office Collection) + 69 Crores (Rights) = 105 Crore It means that Jilla has made Rs 100 crores business. Please note that we are not talking about the NETT AMOUNT.

*Source - Oneentertainment India

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