Pawan Kalyan’s “Agnyaathavaasi” may not have lived up to the sky-high pre-release expectations but it nonetheless set a new Non-Baahubali 2 record, both at domestic and worldwide box office.
The biggie collected a distributor share of Rs 26.30 Cr with a gross of over 38 Cr from the two Telugu states. This is 2nd biggest opener of all time, higher than that of Khaidi No.150 and next only to the mighty “Baahubali 2”, which collected 60 Cr gross from the Telugu states. The Trivikram directorial grossed over 60 Cr on its opening day at the worldwide box office, which also is a Non-Baahubali record.
Below is the area-wise break-up of share:
Nizam – 5,45,00,000
Ceded – 3,30,00,000
Nellore – 1,64,00,000
Guntur – 3,78,08,803
Krishna – 1,82,73,020
West – 3,70,41,506
East – 2,85,00,000
Uttharandhra – 3,75,00,000
Total 1st day AP & TS Share – 26.30 Cr (Gross – 38 Cr)
Total 1st day worldwide Gross – 60 Cr
The film opens on a terrific note in USA as well, it collected $1.67M on the first day, including premieres.
Agnyaathavaasi is off to a sensational start at box office. According to the trade reports, there was significant drop on Day 2 because of the below par talk. With two biggies – Jai Sima and Gang hitting screens tomorrow, and a mammoth 125 Cr to recover, it needs to be seen how Agnyaathavaasi sustains at box office.