Maharaja box office collection day 1: Vijay Sethupathi film has strong opening; collects THIS much

    Here’s how much Vijay Sethupathi-starrer Maharaja collected on day 1 of its release

    Maharaja

    Maharaja

    Vijay Sethupathi’s 50th film, Maharaja, has been the talk of the town ever since its release. The film, directed by Nithilan Saminathan, was released worldwide on June 14 and got an overwhelming response. The movie revolves around a barber whose world is shattered when his house is robbed, prompting him to seek vengeance. Besides Vijay Sethupathi, the film also stars Anurag Kashyap and Mamtha Mohandas in pivotal roles. Here’s how much Maharaja collected on the day of its release. 

    Maharaja box office collection Day 1

    According to industry tracker Sacnilk, Maharaja opened to a great collection thanks to positive word of mouth. On its opening day, the movie collected approximately Rs 4.5 crore and enjoyed an average Tamil occupancy of 26.50%. 

    Audiences have been praising the screenplay of Maharaja and Vijay Sethupathi’s stellar performance. The movie has managed to win the hearts of critics and audiences alike and it is expected to perform better over the weekend. 

    Vijay Sethupathi on why he chose to do Maharaja

    In a recent interview, Vijay Sethupathi opened up about why he chose Maharaja as his 50th film. “The narrative of Maharaja resonated with me deeply, much like Pizza. The twists and turns in the story are incredibly engaging, and as soon as I heard the director's vision, I knew this had to be my 50th film,” he revealed.

    Directed by Nithilan Saminathan, Maharaja is jointly produced by Sudhan Sundaram's Passion Studios and Jagdish Palanisamy's The Route banners. Apart from Vijay Sethupathi, the movie has an ensemble cast that includes Anurag Kashyap, Mamta Mohandas, and Natty Natraj in key roles, along with Abhirami, Arul Doss, Munishkanth, Boys Manikandan, Singam Puli, Bharathiraja, Vinod Sagar, and PL Thenappan as part of the supporting cast.

    On the technical front, the film has cinematography by Dinesh Purushothaman, music composed by Ajaneesh Loknath, and editing handled by Philomin Raj.