There's no denying that 2019 has been a pretty eventful year for fans of Telugu cinema so far. During the past six months, movie buffs were treated to a vast variety of films that entertained and enthralled in equal proportions. While almost all the major releases created a great deal of buzz amongst movie buffs, only a few could become box office hits. The Venkatesh starrer F2 proved to be the biggest winner of the first quarter. Similarly, Maharshi set the box office on fire in the second quarter. Here is a look at the big winners of the first half. F2 F2, directed by Anil Ravipudi, was the big winner of the Sankranti season. The film, featuring Venkatesh and Varun Tej in the lead, did well at the box office despite clashing with Vinaya Vidheya Rama and NTR Kathanayakudu. The film ended its box office run with a worldwide share of around Rs 81 crore and this created a great deal of buzz in the industry. 118 A stylish thriller, 118 ended its box office run with a share of around Rs … [Read more...] about Telugu Movies 2019 Half-Yearly Box Office Report: F2, Majili, Maharshi And Other Big Hits!
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The Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi hit screens on May 9, 2019 and opened to a thunderous response at the box office despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. Thereafter, it stayed strong and ended Week 1 on a good note. As none of the subsequent releases worked, Maharshi remained the top choice of the target audience. Now, nearly two months later, the movie has ended its box office run on an enviable note. Here is the complete report. Worldwide Closing Box Office Collections According to a leading website, Maharshi has ended its run at the worldwide box office with a share of Rs 107.15 crore, which is a solid figure. The film's theatrical rights were sold for Rs 97.1 crore and this makes it a profitable venture. AP/TS Closing Collections The film has done quite well in the Telugu states much to the delight of the 'Prince Army'. Its AP/TS closing share stands at Rs 84.61 crore, which is a decent figure. As it needed to collect around Rs 78 crore to breakeven, it can be considered a … [Read more...] about Maharshi Worldwide Box Office Closing Collections: Mahesh’s Film Ends Its Run On A Terrific Note
New Delhi: Rani Mukerji starrer ‘Mardaani 2’, which released on December 13, has received a good response on its first day. The action thriller co-starring Vishal Jethwa as the antagonist has started on a positive note at the box office. The action thriller received rave reviews from the critics and it is reflecting at the box office. ‘Mardaani 2’, which has been directed by Gopi Puthran, minted Rs 3.80 crore on its opening day. The strong word-of-the-mouth publicity is expected to help the film rake in big moolah. Bollywood critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the first day box office of ‘Mardaani 2’ on Twitter. He mentioned that the film witnessed a stronger occupancy post the 3pm shows and the numbers should multiply on Saturday and Sunday. “#Mardaani2 witnesses stronger occupancy post 3 pm shows, after a lukewarm takeoff in morning... Multiplexes are dominating... Riding on super-strong word of mouth + tremendous critical acclaim, … [Read more...] about ‘Mardaani 2’ Box Office Collection Day 1: Rani Mukerji’s Hard-hitting Drama Starts On A Positive Note
It is an open secret that the 2018 was a terrific and memorable year for the fans of Telugu cinema. The fans were treated to some awesome movies that not only won hearts but also raked in the moolah. The year will also be remembered as the one in which established stars proved their dominance again while the younger stars too made an impact. With 2018 set to end, here is a look at the top 5 Tollywood films at the US box office. Rangasthalam The Sukumar directorial featured Ram Charan and Samantha in the lead and clicked with the fans because of its effective screenplay. It also featured what many consider to be the best performance of the Mega Power Star's career. The film emerged as a big sensation at the US box office and collected nearly USD 3,513,450 during its total run. Bharat Ane Nenu A political-drama, Bharat Ane Nenu helped Mahesh Babu put the Spyder debacle behind him and get his career back on track. The film clicked with the fans because of its powerful message and … [Read more...] about Rangasthalam To Aravinda Sametha: Top 5 Telugu Movies At The US Box Office In 2018
Rani Mukerji's much-awaited thriller, 'Mardaani 2' hit the theatrical screens on Friday (December 13, 2019). The film helmed by Gopi Puthran, stars Rani Mukerji as ACP Shivani Shivaji Roy which sets out to nail down a serial rapist played by TV actor Vishal Jethwa. The film opened to mixed reviews with a thumbs up from both, the audience and critics for Rani and Vishal's brilliant performances. Speaking about the first-day box office collections, the film minted Rs. 3.80 crore nett. on Friday. With positive word-of-mouth, the thriller is expected to pick up business over the weekend. Meanwhile, the other Bollywood release, Rishi Kapoor-Emraan Hashmi starrer 'The Body' which is an official remake of a Spanish mystery-thriller by the same name, failed to impress the audience and film critics. Buzz is that the film collected around Rs. 50 lakhs on its opening day. Talking about 'Mardaani 2', Rani Mukerji earlier praised her co-star Vishal Jethwa in an interview with DNA and said, "Working … [Read more...] about Mardaani 2 First-Day Box Office Collections: A Slow Start For Rani Mukerji’s Cop Thriller!
Mardaani 2, the second installment of franchise featuring Rani Mukerji's cop avatar Shivani Shivaji Roy, hit screens on Friday alongside global star Dwayne Johnson and his team of entertaining artists' Jumanji: The Next Level. Both films were expected to clash big on day one and Rani's cop film has failed to surpass Hollywood excesses here. While Rani's Mardaani 2 collected Rs 3.80 crore on Friday, it was challenged by Jumanji's Rs 5.05 crore. Since Jumanji also had preview shows on Thursday, with another Rs 1.15 crore adding to the collection, it now stands at Rs 6.20 crore and is expected to see more footfalls over the weekend. Read: Mardaani 2 Movie Review: Rani Mukerji's Film is Thrilling Cat and Mouse Chase Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the box office figures of the two films on Twitter and explained that despite competition from Mardaani 2, apart from Pati Patni Aur Woh and Panipat from last week, Dwayne Johnson and his Hollywood offering managed to impress the audience. He … [Read more...] about Mardaani 2 and Jumanji The Next Level Box Office Day 1: Hollywood Film Leads