Chandramukhi

Chandramukhi
Verdict

All Time Blockbuster

Profitability

Category Gross Profit Margin
Producer38.34 %
Distributor32.00 %
Overall34.84 %
Budget
23 Cr
Gross
88 Cr
Worldwide Net

77 Cr

Domestic Net

60 Cr

Nbr of Screens
425
Director
P. Vasu
Producer
Ramkumar Ganesan, Prabhu
Music Director
Vidyasagar
Cast
Rajinikanth, Prabhu, Jyothika, Nayanthara
Release Date
14-Apr-2005
Length
164 Minutes
Rated
U

Chandramukhi - Financial Analysis

  • Producer Analysis

  • Amount in Cr
  • Revenue
    • Distributor Sales
      • Tamil Nadu
        17.00
      • Andhra/TG
        6.00
      • Overseas
        6.30
      • Karnataka
        1.25
      • Kerala
        1.00
      • Rest of India
        0.20
    • Satellite Rights
    • 3.10
    • Music Rights
    • 1.10
    • Home Video+etc
    • 1.00
    • Other Revenue
    • 1.00
  • Total Revenue
    37.95
  •  
  • Expenses
    • Remuneration
      • Rajinikanth
        10.00
      • P. Vasu
        2.00
      • Vidyasagar
        1.00
      • Sekhar V. Joseph
        1.00
      • Jyothika
        0.65
      • Other Key Technicians
        0.50
    • Production/Shooting Expenses
    • 5.00
    • Publicity Expenses
    • 2.00
    • Other Expenses
    • 1.25
  • Total Expenses
    23.40
  •  
  • Producer Gain
    14.55 Cr
  • Gross Profit Margin
    38.34 %

Distributor Analysis

Distributor Revenue
(Amount in Cr)
Expense
(Amount in Cr)
Gain/Loss
(Amount in Cr)
Gross Profit Margin
Tamil Nadu 24.50 17.00 7.50 30.61 %
Andhra/TG 12.00 6.00 6.00 50.00 %
Overseas 6.75 6.30 0.45 6.67 %
Karnataka 1.75 1.25 0.50 28.57 %
Kerala 1.32 1.00 0.32 24.24 %
Rest of India 0.37 0.20 0.17 45.95 %
Total 46.69 31.75 14.94 32.00 %

Chandramukhi - Box Office Collection

Chandramukhi was Rajinikanth’s comeback vehicle after the diasaster of his previous film Baba. Critics and certain trade analysts soon began to make comments that the audience has moved on to the newer generation and Rajinikanth could not repeat his box office magic anymore. Nevertheless, Chandramukhi was a huge success at the box office despite not much pre-release hype.

Chandramukhi was a huge sucesss overseas grossing 17.89 crore. It released to be the highest grossing south Indian movie in the North American market grossing nearly $425,000 in the USA and $200,000 in Canada. In Malaysia it was the 6th highest grossing film that year ($1.467M) behind 5 other Hollywood films. Superstar’s film fared very well in other territories as well grossing $375,000 in the UAE and nearly S$850,000 in Singapore.

Box Office Notes

  • Highest grossing south Indian film at the time.
  • Highest grossing dubbed film in Telugu until Anniyan released.
  • First south Indian film to gross over 15 crores in the overseas market.
  • Ran for 804 days in Tamil Nadu.
Chandramuhki had a 50-day run in 275 theaters worldwide.
  • Tamil Nadu - 134 theaters
  • Andhra Pradesh - 110 theaters
  • Kerala - 10 theaters
  • Karnataka - 6 theaters
  • Mumbai - 1 theater
  • Sri Lanka - 6 theaters
  • Malaysia - 5 theaters
  • Singapore - 2 theaters
  • South Africa - 1 theater

Domestic

Region Amount in Cr
Tamil Nadu 40.00
Andhra/TG 22.00
Karnataka 4.50
Kerala 3.00
Mumbai City 0.50
North India 0.50
Total 70.50

Overseas

Region Amount in Cr
Malaysia 6.38
USA 1.86
UK 1.25
UAE 1.64
GCC 0.46
Australia 0.25
Canada 0.88
Sri Lanka 1.60
Singapore 2.25
France 0.50
South Africa 0.10
Rest of Europe 0.50
Rest of the World 0.22
Total 17.89