The cop thriller is now inching towards Rs 200 crore mark at the box office worldwide. Rakesh Gowthaman, owner of Vettri Theatres in Chennai, took to Twitter to reveal that the shows for Darbar are houseful for the past two weeks.
He wrote, "#Pongal ends with a splendid BO, all regular shows went FULL HOUSE. But it still isn’t over. Weekend bookings are quite strong for both #Darbar & #Pattas in #Vettri ... (sic)"
In Chennai, the film currently stands at the third position behind Rajinikanth's 2.0 and Vijay's Sarkar. At the end of nine days of its theatrical run, the film has crossed Rs 11.85 crore at the box office in the city. Darbar will easily beat Vijay's Sarkar on Saturday (January 18) and occupy the second spot.
Notable Tamil Movies - 9 Days Chennai City Gross#Darbar - 11.85cr*🔥#2Point0 - 15.57cr#Sarkar - 11.93cr#Petta - 10.34cr#Bigil - 10.07cr#Mersal - 9.23cr#Kaala - 9.13cr#NerkondaPaarvai - 8.73cr#Viswasam - 8.25cr#Kaappaan - 4.88cr#Asuran - 3.97cr
Apart from Tamil Nadu, the film is doing exceptionally well in Vishakapatnam too. Going by the box office reports, the film is a profitable venture there as it had already crossed the breakeven amount of Rs 1.10 crore in its first week of theatrical run.
Darbar's splendid cast features Rajinikanth, Nayanthara, Suneil Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Nivetha Thomas and Yogi Babu in the lead roles. The technical team includes composer Anirudh Ravichander, cinematographer Santosh Sivan and editor Sreekar Prasad.