MUMBAI: Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai starrer Endhiran has grossed Rs. 61 crores overseas.
Endhiran is directed by Shanker. The film has been made in Hindi called Robot and Tamil and Telugu called Endhiran. The film has received enormous success overseas with the film grossing Rs. 20 crores in the United States of America, Rs. 8 crores in the United Kingdom (Including Europe), Rs. 7 crores in the Middle East, Rs. 21 crores in South East Asia (including Malaysia and Singapore) and Rs. 5 crores in the rest of the world.
This film has been released by Ayngaran International, which is a 51% subsidiary of Eros International and is the pioneer in Tamil film distribution in theatrical and home video formats in the international market.
Ayngaran International CEO K Karunamoorthy commented, “We are pleased to announce the exceptional response to the Tamil and Telegu versions of the film-Endhiran, not just in India but across the world. The magnificent trio – Rajnikanth, Shankar and A.R. Rehman have hit the jackpot once again. We were very confident about the film breaking all box office records. The combined distribution strength of Ayngaran International and Eros International has enabled us to integrate the Tamil film industry by producing and releasing films very successfully on the global platform.”
Eros International Media Managing director Sunil Lulla said, “It gives me immense pride to announce the exceptional response received for the Tamil and Telugu versions of the film-Endhiran, which has been distributed through our own subsidiary Company, Ayngaran International. We are elated with the box office collections of the film across the globe and wish to contribute the success to the very talented team of Endhiran. We believe the extensive distribution power of Ayngaran International and Eros International has given us a competitive advantage and we will continue to strive to create greater success stories in the future.”