Chennai, May 17:  National Award-winning actor Bobby Simhaa-starrer Tamil political drama “KO 2” is off to a flyer at the Tamil Nadu box office where it has minted Rs.4.1 crore in the opening weekend. (Read: KO 2 a remake of Telugu film Pratinidhi?) Also Read - Lockdown-Like Restrictions to be Reimposed in Tamil Nadu From Today. Full List of Curbs Here

“In its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu, the film netted Rs.4.1 crore and has already been adjudged a hit. The political season in the state has worked really well in the film’s favour,” trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Announces Fresh COVID Curbs: Ban on Religious Events From April 10 | What's Allowed & What's Not

Directed by Sarath Babu, the film, which released on May 13, revolves around the kidnapping of a state’s chief minister by a common man. Also Read - Tamil Nadu COVID Guidelines: Strict Rules to be Issued Amid Huge Surge in Cases - Know All The Details Here

Based on the Telugu film “Pratinidhi”, R.S. Infotainment-produced “KO 2” was lauded by critics and audiences alike for its powerful dialogues and music.

The film also stars Nikki Galrani, John Vijay, Bala Saravanan and Illavarasan.