Bharat Ane Nenu Opening Day Worldwide Box-Office: Bharat Ane Nenu has taken the Box-Office by storm on its opening day as the Mahesh Babu film grossed approximately Rs 53 – 54 crore on day one. The total collections from Telugu speaking centres i.e. Nizam, Vizag, Ceded, Krishna, Guntur etc. is approximately Rs 32.00 crore, which is marginally higher than Chiranjeevi’s comeback film, Khaidi No 150, which grossed Rs 30.00 crore and at par with Jr. NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa, which collected Rs 32 crore, from the Telugu speaking centres. From Non-Telugu speaking places like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Mumbai etc. Bharat Ane Nenu has grossed approximately Rs 10.00 to 11 crore.
Not just in India, the film has recorded a phenomenal performance in USA as well. The total collections in the US market (Premiere + Day One) stand at approximately $1.55 Million (Rs 10.26 crore).
The film has emerged the biggest opener of all time for Mahesh Babu, surpassing his previous best, SPYder (Rs 42 crore) by a substantial margin of Rs 13 crore. The movie is carrying positive reports down south and is expected to emerge the much-needed hit for Mahesh Babu as 4 out of his last 5 films i.e. SPYder, Brahmostasavam, Aagadu and 1: Nenokkadine were massive disasters at the Box-Office. The film saw the teaming up for Mahesh Babu with director Koratala Siva for the second time after Srimanthudu, which was a massive blockbuster down south.
As far as Telugu film industry is concerned, Bharat Ane Nenu has emerged the second biggest Non-Baahubali opener of all time after Agnyaathavaasi (Pawan Kalyan), which raked in Rs 61 crore on its opening day. The film has surpassed the worldwide day one collections of films like Khaidi No 150 (Chiranjeevi), Jai Lava Kusa (Jr. NTR) and Rangasthalam (Ram Charan).
The worldwide distribution rights of Bharat Ane Nenu are sold for approximately Rs 100 crore, and it is essential for the film to record a steady trend in the coming few days. Telugu films are usually front loaded in terms of business, however as the stakes in this film are quite high, a good trend at the Box-Office is essential to be termed as a successful venture.
Below is the list of top 6 Non Baahubali Telugu Openers of all time (Worldwide Gross):
Agnyaathavaasi: Rs 61 crore
Bharat Ane Nenu: Rs 53.00 – 54 crore (Expected)
Khaidi No 150: Rs 51.00 crore
Jai Lava Kusa: Rs 47.00 crore
Rangasthalam: Rs 43.00 crore
SPYder: Rs 42.00 crore