The highly anticipated film Leo, starring Vijay in the lead role, has created a huge buzz on the internet as it is releasing in theatres in three days.
The film is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and also features Trisha, Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Sarja, Gautham Menon, Priya Anand, Mathew Thomas, Mansoor Ali Khan, and Mysskin, among others. The film is releasing simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi, and is expected to occupy over 20,000 screens worldwide. But also, the sources said there was an issue with Telugu version release.
The public response to the first look poster has confirmed that it is going to be a hit movie at the box office. On its opening day, the movie is expected to make a collection of around 50 crores INR. This impressive figure indicates the public response and excitement for the film.
Leo surpasses 60 crore mark on day 1 worldwide
According to the latest reports, Leo has exceeded the expectations and earned over 60 crore on day 1 worldwide. The film has emerged as the highest-grossing Tamil film in many locations, and even the highest-grossing Indian film for 2023 in some locations in the pre-sales.
The film has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, who have praised Vijay’s performance, Lokesh Kanagaraj’s direction, Anirudh Ravichander’s music, and Sathyan Sooryan’s cinematography.
The film has also broken several records on its opening day, such as:
- The highest opening day grosser for Vijay
- The highest opening day grosser for Lokesh Kanagaraj
- The highest opening day grosser for a Tamil film in Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and overseas markets
- The second highest opening day grosser for a Tamil film in Tamil Nadu, after Rajinikanth’s Jailer
- The third highest opening day grosser for an Indian film in 2023, after Salman Khan’s Tiger 3 and Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha
Leo set to cross 100 crore mark on day 1
With tickets getting filled fast, the occupancy for Leo on the opening day will be a solid one, and the film is predicted to earn over 100 crore on day 1.
If Leo zooms past the 100 crore mark on its opening day, then it will be the first film by Vijay to achieve the feat. But we have to wait to see whether
Leo emerges as the highest-grossing Tamil film on day 1, as the top 3 belong to Rajinikanth’s 2.O (118 crore), Kabali (106 crore), and Jailer (102 crore).
However, the Lokesh Kanagaraj directorial is going to be a record-breaking one for Vijay, and the film is set to have an extended first weekend with Dussehra holidays in India on October 23 and 24.
The trade analysts are expecting the film to cross 200 crore mark in its first weekend itself.
Leo receives first review from UK
The first review from the UK describes the film as intensely raw and violent, with a warning that it should only be watched by people above 15 years of age.
The distributors have decided to make a 2-minute 40-second cut to remove graphic close-up shots of gory violence.
The review also praises Vijay’s acting skills and his chemistry with Trisha. The review states that Vijay has delivered one of his best performances in his career and that he has shown his versatility as an actor.
The review also lauds Lokesh Kanagaraj for his gripping screenplay and his ability to balance mass elements with realistic action sequences.
The review says that Lokesh Kanagaraj has proved himself as one of the most promising directors in Tamil cinema and that he has given a new dimension to Vijay’s image.
Leo: A must-watch action thriller for Vijay fans
Leo is a film that has everything that a Vijay fan can ask for: action, romance, comedy, drama, and music.
The film is a perfect entertainer for the festive season and a treat for the fans of Vijay. The film also showcases Vijay’s charisma and star power as he carries the film on his shoulders.
The film also has a strong supporting cast that adds value to the story.
Leo is a film that will not disappoint you if you are looking for a thrilling and engaging action flick. The film is a milestone in Vijay’s career and a landmark in Tamil cinema.
Don’t miss this opportunity to watch Leo on the big screen and witness the magic of Vijay.