Kamal Haasan announced the release of Vishwaroopam across Tamilnadu on 7 February. No sooner the advance bookings opened, fans gathered in large numbers and booked tickets. Sources say that tickets in all the theatres in Chennai are sold out for the first week.
At several theatres, people queued up in large numbers to grab the tickets. At many places they burst crackers and distributed sweets to express their joy.