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.

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Through this collection figure, Bigil has become the highest Day 1 grosser of 2019 overtaking Petta, Viswasam, and Nerkonda Paarvai. As for the all time rankings, Bigil has got the 3rd highest day 1 Chennai city grosser standing behind Sarkar (2nd place) and 2.0 (1st place). It should be noted that Bigil is not a solo release, unlike 2.0 or Sarkar (didn't have a strong competitor).

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With this being an important factor, the first day box office figures of Bigil is definitely a huge number and it is sure to create new records in the coming days. Also, Bigil has become the second highest day 1 grosser (Chennai) after Sarkar and this has given a reason for the fans to celebrate on social media. The shows are already houseful for the next three days and it looks like there is no stopping Bigil's box office performance.