South Indian actor Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer Pongal film Bairavaa, released on Thursday, has got the biggest ever opening of his career in the state – Tamil Nadu.

The movie hit more than 450 screens across the state. The film’s total first day box office collection from the state is said to be Rs 20 crore.

The leading production company in Tamil Nadu – Sri Green Productions took their twitter page to reveal the collections made by the movie on its first day of release.

Sri Green Productions tweeted, “#Bairavaa Tremendous Opening throughout TN. Noon Show Gross – 5 Cr+ Expecting 1st day Gross to be around 20 Cr @actorvijay @SriGreen_Offl.”

Sri Green Productions recently bagged the distribution rights of Vijay-starrer new movie for a whopping price.

Bairavaa Movie Poster

The opening day collection of the film surpassed the first day collections of the previous Vijay films. Hitting across 150 screens, the movie had more than 600 shows on its opening day.

Bairavaa has also been released in 55 countries, including African countries like Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Congo and Zambia among others.

A day before the release in India, the film opened in virgin markets like Latvia, Poland, Mexico, Rwanda, Lithuania, Ethiopia and Moscow.

The overall box office collection of Bairavaa in the rest of the India as well as in the international market is awaited.