Kaithi is a film made with a moderate budget. According to the report, the total production cost of the film is around Rs 24 crore. Meanwhile, the total expenditure of the film including the publicity work is around Rs 26.5 crore.
The report says that the Kerala theatrical rights of the film were sold for Rs 55 lakh. On the other hand, the film reportedly bagged Rs 63 lakh as Karnataka theatrical rights. The overseas rights of the film were sold for Rs 3 crore.
The report also adds that the Karthi starrer bagged Rs 4 crore as Telugu dubbing rights. It has also been mentioned that the movie fetched Rs 10 crore as satellite and digital rights. The movie is also said to have bagged Rs 3.3 crore as Hindi dubbing rights
Kaithi has collected a gross of over Rs 34 crore from Tamil Nadu alone within 10 days of run. Going by the report, in Tamil Nadu, the film has made a direct release in a few centres whereas it was released through distributors in other centres. The report says that the movie is expected to have done a business of Rs 18 crore so far from Tamil Nadu.
According to the report, the satellite and digital rights of the Telugu version are yet to be sold and it is being believed that the film will get a minimum of Rs 4 crore for the same. Including all these, Kaithi has done a business of Rs 43.48 crore in total.
As mentioned above, the film has done a business of Rs 43.48 crore against a budget of Rs 26.5 crore and the profit of the film is expected to be around Rs 17 crore. The film is continuing its run and is expected to extend the margin further. Considering the recovery, Kaithi is already a superhit and in all prospects, might end up a blockbuster.
Kaithi is a film that has managed to impress everyone. The Deepavali release of the year won rave reviews in theatres and more importantly, managed to make a mark in centres outside Tamil Nadu as well. The Karthi starrer is now set to complete the second week of run in theatres. Meanwhile, a popular YouTube channel has come up with a report concerning the collections of Kaithi, which throws light on the budget, pre-release business, and box office verdict of the film as well. Read to know further details about Kaithi's box office verdict.
(Source: Valai Pechu)