While Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil clashed with Ajay Devgn's Shivaay at the Bollywood box office this Diwali, Karthi's Kaashmora clashed with Dhanush's Kodi down south! Both films had enough reasons for fans to be excited about. Karthi was playing three roles for the first time, while Dhanush was going to be seen in a double role. While one was a mythological drama, the other was an out and out political thriller. All in all fans down south were treated to a Diwali bonanza with two big ticket releases. But what is the box office verdict now? Which movie has emerged a winner between the two? Well, we have one part of the answer! At the overseas box office, Kaashmora is taking over Kodi. Let's give you detailed lowdown of the same.
In the first opening weekend, Kaashmora earned a whopping Rs 3 crore at the US box office. It rocked the US BO right from day 1 when it started off with Rs 85 lakhs. The next big market for Kaashmora has been UAE where it has collected Rs 86 lakhs, followed by Malaysia where it has raked in 64 Lakhs. While in other countries, here's what the movie has earned - #Canada - Rs 12 lakhs, UK 14 lakhs, France - 9 lakhs. The rest of world collections total up Rs 2.75 crore. Overall, Kaashmora has raked Rs 8 crore overseas in its first opening weekend. We are yet to see what its collection has been like on the local front. But from what we told you yesterday, even the Telugu version has made its mark, has earned Rs 11 crore so far. As for Dhanush's Kodi, it has fared decently at the box office. While the movie dominated at the UK and Malaysian box office, Its US BO collections were poor at Rs 42 lakhs. as compared to Kaashmora which was at Rs 3 crore. That's where the movie has truly lagged behind. But on the local front, as per Day 2 collections, Kodi is ruling the TN box office.
Kaashmora is an ultimate horror masala film that also includes elements of comedy, mystery and action. As for Kodi, it was lauded for its 'once a twin always a twin concept'.
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