Tamil actor, Sivakarthikeyan’s latest film Doctor has become the highest grossing film in the actor’s career. Released in theaters on October 9, the film has collected more than Rs 90 crore worldwide. The film directed by Nelson Dilipkumar has received positive response from the public.
According to trade analysts, the film is on the verge of becoming the first film of the star’s career to cross the Rs 100 crore mark.
The film starring Sivakarthikeyan and Priyanka Mohan also stars Vinay, Yogi Babu, Radin Kingsley, Archana and others. Doctor is produced by KJR Studios in association with Sivakarthikeyan’s SK Productions, while Anirudh Ravichander has composed the music.
The film stars Sivakarthikeyan as an army doctor on the hunt for a human trafficking gang. Trade analyst Trinath revealed that the film had earned Rs 90 crore globally till Tuesday.
He commented, “The film is doing exceptionally well at the box office. With a worldwide gross of ₹90 crore, Doctor has surpassed the lifetime collections of Sivakarthikeyan’s previous best grosser Velaikaran, which earned ₹87 crore. collected.”
‘Doctor’ will release in Kerala this week and Trinath believes that the film will finally break into the 100 crore club.
Meanwhile, Sivakarthikeyan is waiting for the premiere of a Tamil science-fiction thriller ‘Ayalaan’. Filmmaker Ravi Kumar’s film is said to be about a lost alien who finds a close friend in the character of Sivakarthikeyan.
‘Aylaan’, which was rumored to have been shelved a year ago, was revived after it returned to the screens in February this year. “Happy to start the last two schedules of our production No. 5 starring Sivakarthikeyan and directed by Ravi Kumar after a brief hiatus. Thanks to all who supported us throughout.” The makers of the film, 24 AM Studios also wrote and shared a picture on Twitter.
Rakul Preet Singh is playing the role of an astronomer in the film, which is slated to release next year. Isha Koppikar, who hasn’t acted in Tamil cinema in two decades, will play an assassin in the film.
Sivakarthikeyan is also working on Don, a Tamil comedy set in the college campus. He is also working on a Telugu-Tamil bilingual film with Jathiratnalu director Anudeep.