DOCTOR Movie Box Office Collection : Sivakarthikeyen - Priyanka Arul Mohan's Film is of to a Flying Start!
Actor Sivakarthikeyan’s latest movie Doctor has opened to a thunderous response at the box office despite the pandemic situation in the all state. According to reports, the film has grossed more than Rs 8 crore in Tamil Nadu only for day 1.
The Nelson Dilipkumar directorial has garnered rave reviews from most critics, who have been praising the film for its engaging yet entertaining narration that has a strong message to impart. Sivakarthikeyen and his love interest in the film, Priyanka Arul Mohan has also received praise for their powerful performances. The action sequences, visual treatment by cinematographer Vijay Karthik Kannan and of course music director Anirudh composition (songs and background music) have been getting incessant applause on social media too. Well, with the positive reviews coming in, looks like Doctor might also help the Tamil film industry to regain its mojo in theatres.
The action thriller backed by Sivkarthikeyan under his production banner Sivakarthikeyan Productions has an extensive cast including Yogi Babu, Vinay Rai, Milind Soman and Archana Chandhoke,Elavarasu,Cook with Comali Dheepa who are playing prominent roles. Renowned production banner KJR Studios is the film’s co-producer and distributor. Editor R Nirmal has handled the editing department. Though the film was initially slated to release in late 2020, the makers had to postpone the plan owing to the pandemic and subsequent lockdown. Announced in 2019, Doctor’s trailer was released on November 16 Evening 6pm. The film follows military doctor Varun who along with six others takes on human trafficking lords.
Nelson Dilipkumar’s second venture Doctor is on a dream run. Starring Sivkarthikeyan in the lead, the film opened to a terrific opening as it grossed Rs 8.2 crore in Tamil Nadu. With its second day of theatrical run, the sensational thriller acquired an impressive collection of Rs 10.4 crore, and now with its third day run, the film is said to have accumulated an overall collection of more than Rs 21 crore (gross). On the other hand, the total worldwide collection of Doctor has reportedly exceeded Rs 30 crore (gross).
Post multiple postponements, the film finally hit the theatres on October 9. The Sivakarthikeyen-starrer was initially scheduled to release in 2020, however, the makers had to postpone the release due to the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown. Notably, there were also rumours about the film’s direct release on a popular over-the-top platform, however, according to reports, the makers decided to go the conventional way rejecting all offers.
Talking about the film’s review, the audiences are still in awe of the film with many praising the well-crafted and researched storyline and performances of the actors, especially Sivakarthikeyan and Priyanka Arul Mohan.
Doctor is backed by the actor’s production house Sivakarthikeyan Productions, Kotapadi J Rajesh’s KJR Studios, and the supporting cast includes Yogi Babu, Vinay Rai, Archana Chandhoke, Milind Soman and Ilavarasu. The technical team of the film consists of music composer Anirudh Ravichander, cinematographer Vijay Karthik Kannan and editor R Nirmal. The action thriller’s satellite rights have been sold to Sun TV, while the streaming rights are reportedly acquired by SUN NXT and Netflix.
On the work front, Sivkarthiekyan has two projects in the pipeline. These include Ravikumar’s Ayalaan and Cibi Chakravarthi’s Don.