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Avengers: Endgame universal appeal evident in Southern circuits

Since years Bollywood has been remaking hit South films and that's not surprising considering that they also fare amazingly well at the box office here. The biggest example of this is Baahubali. Originally a Telugu film, it has been dubbed in various languages including Hindi. And today we all know what a stellar record the film holds at the box office. In Southern circuits - Tamil Nadu-Karnataka (TNK), Orissa and Nizam, all the major Hollywood films are dubbed in Tamil and Telugu. Similarly, even the latest Hollywood blockbuster, Avengers: Endgame, had been dubbed in Tamil as well as Telugu languages. 

Endgame, majorly in dubbed version, had an outstanding run at all the above mentioned Southern circuits. The film earned Rs 37.28 crore in TNK and Rs 29.91 crore in Nizam standing at first position in both circuits. It earned Rs 3.72 crore in Orissa where it stood at fourth position. In these circuits the audience always prefers dubbed films rather than in Hindi or English languages. 

Sr No.  TNK Nizam Orissa
Movie  Collections Movie  Collections Movie  Collections
1 Avengers: Endgame 37,28,00,000 Avengers: Endgame 29,91,00,000 Baahubali: The Conclusion 7,75,00,000
2 Dangal 13,50,00,000 Dangal 21,05,00,000 Sanju 4,00,00,000
3 Padmaavat 9,50,00,000 PK 18,86,00,000 Tiger Zinda Hai 3,79,00,000
4 Chennai Express 8,67,00,000 Padmaavat 18,00,00,000 Avengers: Endgame 3,72,00,000
5 PK 7,70,00,000 Sanju 17,75,00,000 Padmaavat 3,50,00,000
             

TNK includes the entire states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and Orissa includes the entire state of Odisha. On the other hand, Nizam circuit covers the entire state of Andra Pradesh, entire state of Telangana, Hyderabad and parts of Maharashtra.

 

- Bhavi Gathani

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