Indian

Indian
Verdict

All Time Blockbuster

Profitability

Category Gross Profit Margin
Producer40.00 %
Distributor22.45 %
Overall31.31 %
Budget
15 Cr
Gross
61 Cr
Worldwide Net

48 Cr

Domestic Net

43 Cr

Nbr of Screens
Director
S. Shankar
Producer
A. M. Rathnam, Jhamu Sughand
Music Director
A. R. Rahman
Cast
Kamal Haasan, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Sukanya
Release Date
09-May-1996
Length
185 Minutes
Rated
U/A

Indian - Box Office Collection

Indian was a massive hit. It grossed never seen before numbers in its Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi versions. The movie grossed over 60 crores worldwide and was Kollywood's highest grosser until Chandramukhi released 9 years later.

The film was the first to earn a distributor share over 10 crores in Tamil Nadu. Indian also grossed a huge 16 crores in its Hindi version. It was the highest grossing South Indian film in Hindi until Enthiran released 14 years later. The movie faired very well in Andhra/TS too grossing 11.75 crores. Indian was the highest grossing Tamil film in Kerala until Vijay's Kushi released in 2001. It was also the highest grossing Tamil film in Karnataka until Rajini's Chandramukhi released in 2005. With all this, Indian was undisputedly South India's first pan-India hit.

Indian was also the highest grossing Tamil film abroad until Muthu released in Japan in 1998. The film grossed USD$1.77M abroad with USD$750K from Malaysia. It ran in Toronto, Canada for over a month with sold out shows in its 3rd weekend.

Domestic

Region Amount in Cr
Tamil Nadu 20.00
Hindi Version 16.00
Andhra/TG 11.75
Kerala 3.00
Karnataka 3.00
Rest of India 0.50
Total 54.25

Overseas

Region Amount in Cr
Malaysia 2.66
UK 0.70
UAE 0.53
GCC 0.12
Canada 0.25
Singapore 1.06
Sri Lanka 0.66
Rest of Europe 0.27
Rest of the World 0.05
Total 6.30