By Kalpana Mathur, Showbiz Bites Staff Writer
Ajith Kumar’s Veeram beats out Vijay’s Jilla at US box office on its opening weekend (1st weekend overseas collections). Both the movies released on same day – 10th January 2014 worldwide. Both are biggies carrying the big names of the industry. Veeram defeated Jilla with a marginal difference in USA and that shows Ajith’s fan following is stronger than Vijay in international market. On the opening day (1st day) in US, both the movies opened brilliantly and ignited the box office with biggest collections. However, it was Ajith’s Veeram that took the leading seat.
Jilla earned $180,000 (INR 1.09 crore) whereas Veeram earned $190,000 (INR 1.15 crore). Thus, on the 1st weakened overseas box office collections, Veeram emerged as a winner all the way beating out Jilla completely with a vivid difference.
On the 1st day at US box office, Jilla enjoyed the lead, but Ajith’s Veeram later pulled the crowds with the positive reviews from the critics and strong word of mouth publicity. Now all eyes are set on both the movies, as to which one wins the battle on the conclusion of 1st week in US box office and overseas box office. Till then enjoy reading other stories on the website such as Jilla 4th day box office collections, Veeram 4th day box office collections, Dedh Ishqiya 4th day box office collections, Yaariyan 4th day box office collections and Dhoom 3 24th day box office collections.