Thalapathy Vijay's Bigil had hit the screens yesterday (October 25) amidst sky high expectations from the fans and general audience. The film released in record number of screens worldwide and it opened to fairly decent reviews. The first day box office collections report, pertaining to the Chennai city region has now been out and the numbers are indeed big. This Atlee directed sports drama has collected around Rs 1.79 crores on its first day at the Chennai city box office. Through this collection figure, Bigil has become the highest Day 1 grosser of 2019 overtaking Petta, Viswasam, and Nerkonda Paarvai.


The list of top 5 highest collecting films (opening day) of 2019 is now out and we have 4 Tamil films and one English film. Bigil tops this list at the first place followed by Thala Ajith's courtroom drama, Nerkonda Paarvai in the second place. The third place is bagged by this year's biggest Hollywood film, Avengers: Endgame, while the fourth and fifth places are bagged by Superstar Rajinikanth's Petta and Suriya's NGK respectively. Below is the list with the box office figures. Kindly note that these box office figures are quoted by confidential sources in the industry and not the official numbers from the producers. Check out: 

1. Bigil (1.79 Crores)


2. Nerkonda Paarvai (1.58 Crores)

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3. Avengers Endgame (1.17 Crores)

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4. Petta (1.12 Crores) 


5. NGK (1.03 Crores)