Varisu Box Office Collection Day 1

There was a legendary box office battle on Wednesday in the Tamil film industry

two major releases competed for viewers and theatres during the annual Pongal holiday. 

Thala Ajith's action flick Thunivu was narrowly defeated by Thalapathy Vijay's family comedy Varisu. 

Early estimates suggest that Vamshi Paidipally's Varisu, which was released in theatres all over India on Friday

made around Rs 26.5 crore on its first day of release. 

The box office take for Thunivu was a healthy Rs 26 crore.

the film earned Rs 17 crore in Tamil Nadu, Rs 5 crore in Karnataka, Rs 3.5 crore in Kerala, and just Rs 1 crore from other territories.