Director Bala’s ‘Paradesi’ released Worldwide on March 15th and the movie has been getting rave reviews from all quarters. The movie has managed to collect Rs 4.83 Crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu. However, the movie managed to collect only Rs 16.08 lakh at the UK box office and Rs 22.48 lakh at the US box office during the opening weekend.

The movie is based on the novel ‘Red Tea’ and it revolves around the lives of tea plantation workers. Atharvaa, Vedhika and Dhansika have played the lead roles in the film. The movie recently won the national award for ‘Best Costume Designer’ and it was won by Poornima.