Thalapathy Vijay’s latest film Leo: Bloody Sweet has created a new record in the US box office by surpassing Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan in the number of screens. The film, which is releasing on October 19 in India, had its premiere on October 18 in the US and earned nearly $1.3 million on its first day.
Leo: Bloody Sweet – A mini Sun on the screen
Leo: Bloody Sweet is an action thriller film directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, who previously collaborated with Vijay in Master. The film features Vijay in a double role, with Trisha and Sanjay Dutt as the female leads. The film also has cameo appearances by three acclaimed directors – Anurag Kashyap, Gautam Menon, and Mysskin.
The film is set in a world of untamed rivers that are trying to drown Parthiban, the protagonist played by Vijay. Whether he remains as a divine god or a dreaded demon is the rest of the story. The film showcases Lokesh Kanagaraj’s directorial prowess in crafting intense action sequences and Vijay doing what he does best – action
The film has received 13 cuts from the censor board and has been given a U/A certificate. The makers have complied with the board’s suggestions and have not compromised on the quality of the film.
Leo: Bloody Sweet – A part of Lokesh’s Cinematic Universe
Leo: Bloody Sweet is not just a standalone film, but a part of Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Cinematic Universe, wherein the filmmaker plans to bring together projects like Karthi’s Kaithi and Kamal Haasan’s Vikram. The film has references and connections to these films, which will be revealed to the audience in due course.
Lokesh Kanagaraj has also hinted that he has more films planned in his Cinematic Universe, which will feature some of the biggest stars of Tamil cinema. He has said that he wants to create a unique and original franchise that will entertain and thrill the viewers.
Leo: Bloody Sweet – A blockbuster in the making
Leo: Bloody Sweet has already created a huge buzz and excitement among the fans and critics alike. The film has beaten Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan, which is the biggest Hindi film of all time, in terms of number of screens in the US. The film has got 1755 screens, while Jawan had 1600 shows on its first day.
The film is being released mostly in Telugu and Tamil, while Hindi has a limited release. Of the three languages, Telugu is doing the most business, and it is expected to reach $300,000. The film is also being shown in multiple formats, from 2D to XD to IMAX and RPX, where movies are shown with uncompressed surround sound and bright eye-popping images.
The film is expected to break many records and set new benchmarks for its release. The film is also likely to receive positive reviews from the critics and audiences alike. Leo: Bloody Sweet is a film that no one should miss.