The film released in Tamil on January 10 and has already grossed over Rs 155 crore worldwide.
The Ajith starrer Viswasam is set to hit around 450 theatres in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The Telugu version of the movie as done at a cost of Rs 2.75 crore.
Makers of the movie postponed the Telugu release as Tollywood had three major movie releases during the month. Ram Charan’s Vinaya Vidheya Rama, Venkatesh and Varun Tej’s F2 and the first part of the NTR biopic, NTR Kathanayakudu, were released during Sankranthi. With much confidence, Telugu version of Viswasam will be released on March 1.
Viswasam is finishing its 50-day run in theatres this week. According to reports, the Ajith starrer has collected Rs 25 crore overseas and has made Rs 130 crore in Tamil Nadu. Viswasam is a family entertainer which is set in the backdrop of a village called Koduvilarpatti in Theni district. Ajith plays Thukku Durai, a local don, and speaks in the Madurai dialect.
The star cast of Viswasam includes Nayanthara, Vivek, Robo Shankar, Thambi Ramaiah, Kovai Sarala, Sandhya Janak, Yogi Babu, Kalairani, Bose Venkat, Sujatha Sivakumar, Ramesh Thilak, Jangiri Madhumitha and Namo Narayana.