Singam II starring Suriya has bumper opening in UK, US
It went on to collect £ 109,483 [99.42-lakh rupees] in its first full week in the UK screens.
Singam II, releasing worldwide on Friday, July 5, has collected 1.5-crore rupees in the US (about £172,000). The action-film, which is a sequel to Suriya’s 2010 action-masala blockbuster film Singam, collected over 50-crore rupees in the first three days.
Indian film industry analyst Taran Adarsh said: “Tamil film Singam 2 has fared exceptionally well in international markets.” Adarsh termed the UK bumper collection as “super”.
Starring Anushka Shetty, Hansika Motwani, Vivek and Santhanam alongside Suriya, Singam II picks up the storyline of the lead character Duraisingam from where it ended in prequel Singam. In addition to defeating his enemies, Duraisingam is seen to be waiting to marry his love interest from the prequel (Anushka Shetty).
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The 2010 film was remade by Bollywood director Rohit Shetty and starred Ajay Devgn in the lead role. The Bollywood film Singham too went on to become a blockbuster in India, the UK and the US.
Singam II’s Bollywood remake is scheduled for July 19 and is titled Main Hoon Surya Singham II.
The first look of Suriya’s Singam II was officially released in January this year to capture the fans’ imagination. The first teaser, which released in May on multimedia site YouTube, received more than I million views within three days.
Here’s the trailer of Suriya-starrer Singam II:
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