“Beyond Borders: ‘Leo’ Triumphs as the Epitome of Tamil Cinema in 2023”

Vijay’s latest adrenaline-fueled spectacle, ‘Leo,’ burst onto the silver screen amid the festive fervor of Ayudha Pooja, launching its cinematic odyssey with resounding energy and excitement. Despite encountering a spectrum of reviews, the directorial brilliance of Lokesh Kanagaraj propelled ‘Leo’ to a commendable performance at the box office, maintaining solid occupancy throughout its theatrical run. The 60-day stint of ‘Leo’ has come to a close, and it’s time to unveil the final chapter of its box office saga.

Surpassing the remarkable milestone of 600 crores, ‘Leo’ experienced a notable deceleration in recent days, yielding screens to newer releases in the action-drama genre. Nevertheless, as the standout Tamil box office sensation of 2023, the film culminated its triumphant run with an astounding final collection of Rs 623 crores worldwide, outshining even Rajinikanth’s ‘Jailer’ (Rs 607 crores) and securing its status as the highest-grossing Tamil film of the year.

In its home state of Tamil Nadu, ‘Leo’ etched its name in history by grossing nearly Rs 223 crores, claiming the title of the highest-grossing film of all time. The film’s victory extends beyond Tamil Nadu, reigning as the highest-grossing Tamil film in both Kerala and Karnataka. On the international stage, ‘Leo’ amassed an impressive overseas collection of approximately Rs 240 crores.

Simultaneously released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi languages, ‘Leo’ transcended linguistic boundaries, captivating audiences across regions. As the curtains fall on ‘Leo’s’ theatrical run, the film stands as a testament to Vijay’s star power and Lokesh Kanagaraj’s directorial prowess, leaving an indelible mark on the cinematic landscape of 2023.”

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