After a long wait, Deepika Padukone‘s Padmaavat has finally hit theatres. Apart from this, there was a huge film that released on the Republic Day weekend. We are talking about Anushka Shetty’s much-awaited thriller Bhaagamathie. Both the films were really much anticipated because Deepika was returning to the big screen after a long gap and this was Anushka’s next after the super successful Baahubali 2 starring Prabhas and Rana Daggubati. After impressing the audience worldwide and in India as well, Padmaavat has emerged victorious at the Chennai box office. (ALSO READ: Bhaagamathie Movie Review: Anushka Shetty’s Performance Will Keep You On The Edge Of Your Seat ) Also Read - Drug Nexus Case: Deepika Padukone’s Manager Karishma Prakash was in Touch With Drug Peddlers

Yes, you read it right. Padmaavat has beaten other Republic Day releases such as Anushka Shetty’s Bhaagamathie, Nimir, Mannar Vagaiyara, TSK hands down as has emerged as the box office ruler at the Chennai Box Office. Trade analyst Ramesh Bala took to Twitter to update us on the new feat achieved by the Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor starrer. Take a look at his tweet below: Also Read - Deepika Padukone's Manager Karishma Prakash 'Untraceable' After NCB Raids Her Residence, Summoned For Tomorrow

Within just four days of release, Padmaavat has made several records. Taran Adarsh tweeted a while ago saying, “This may sound UNBELIEVABLE, but #Padmaavat has crossed *lifetime biz* of #Dilwale, #BajiraoMastani, #Sultan, #TigerZindaHai [still running] and #BajrangiBhaijaan in its *opening weekend* itself in Australia… Will cross #Dhoom3 today [Mon]… INCREDIBLE indeed! “