Director R Balki's Shamitabh, starring Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush, collected Rs 8.25 crore in two days. (Also read - Film Review: Shamitabh)
Mr Bachchan plays a voice artist, who lip syncs for a mute actor, played by Dhanush, in the film which released on February 6.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the opening weekend collections of Shamitabh:
#Shamitabh Fri 3.5 cr, Sat 4.75 cr. Total: Rs 8.25 cr. India biz.- taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 8, 2015
Shamitabh chronicles the story of two talented men, whose camaraderie turns a bitter due to ego clashes. The film also marks the debut of Akshara Haasan, veteran actor Kamal Haasan's daughter, in Bollywood.