New Delhi, April 11 -- South Indian cinema, led by Telugu court drama Vakeel Saab, brought some joy to the Indian movie box office this weekend though north India, which primarily relies on Hindi film fare, remained dull. The Pawan Kalyan-starrer, a remake of Amitabh Bachchan's Pink, made around Rs37.50 crore on its opening day, according to trade website Box Office India, the highest for a film in India post the pandemic, beating Tamil film Master that had notched up Rs35 crore in January. While Andhra Pradesh has permitted 100% seating capacity in movie theatres for the time being, neighbouring states Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have both imposed 50% limits.

Meanwhile, Dhanush's Tamil film Karnan is looking at gross collections of Rs7 cro...