Rajinikanth's Petta and Thala Ajith's Viswasam has released at the box office and as as expected both film recived huge opening. Both Big movies receiving thunderous responses and doing great business at box office. But there is a surprise as Ajith’s Viswasam made more collection then Rajinikanth's Petta on Day 1.
Thala Ajith starrer Visawasan got lesser screens than Petta across Tamil Nadu still film managed to have a upper hand. Talking about overseas box, Petta has beaten Viswasam by a huge margin in the international markets as Thalaivar enjoys a huge fan base overseas.Sharing box-office collection of the film, “#Pongal2019 Tamil Releases - Day 1 Box Office Update:#Viswasam has taken a bigger opening than #Petta at the TN Box Office..#Petta has taken bigger opening than #Viswasam at the Overseas Box office.”
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, Petta also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha and Simran Bagga in pivotal roles. On the other hand, Thala Ajith's Viswasam, which also features Nayanthara in a lead role is directed by Siva. Apart from the lead cast, it also features Vivek, Thambi Ramaiah, Yogi Babu, Bose Venkat and Kovai Sarala in pivotal roles.