Thalaivii box office day 1: Kangana Ranaut starrer begins on a low note across India; Hindi collections slightly better than in the South

Of course, the continued theatrical shutdown in Maharashtra and the fact that many multiplexes have refused to play the Hindi version have contributed to the massive under-performance, but it also needs to be factored in that Gopichand's Seetimaarr, playing mostly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, has massively outperformed Thalaivii's all-India, box-office collection