26 October 2023, Mumbai: Nandamuri Balakrishna’s latest offering, ‘Bhagavanth Kesari,’ has achieved a remarkable milestone by crossing the Rs 100 crore mark at the worldwide box office. Even after a noticeable dip in collections on October 25, the film continues to maintain a strong presence on the big screen. This accomplishment underscores the movie’s resounding success since its theatrical release on October 19.
Balayya’s Hatrick Success
Nandamuri Balakrishna, fondly known as Balayya, has now scored a triumphant hatrick with director Anil Ravipudi’s ‘Bhagavanth Kesari.’ This remarkable achievement follows the success of his previous two films, ‘Akhanda’ and ‘Veera Simha Reddy.’ In just six days since its release, ‘Bhagavanth Kesari’ soared past the Rs 100 crore mark globally, firmly establishing itself as a box office powerhouse. However, on October 25, the film witnessed its first significant decline in collections, which was anticipated following the conclusion of the Dussehra holidays.
‘Bhagavanth Kesari’ Box Office Performance Post Dussehra
Following the euphoria of Dussehra, the film completed its first week in theaters, marked by a substantial dip in collections. Early estimates indicate that ‘Bhagavanth Kesari’ managed to accrue Rs 6 crore net in India on October 25, which is nearly half of its earnings on Day 6. Despite this dip, the film’s seven-day total collection stands impressively at Rs 66.35 crore net at the domestic box office. On October 25, the movie registered an occupancy rate of 38.33 percent, showcasing its continued appeal among audiences.
All About ‘Bhagavanth Kesari’
‘Bhagavanth Kesari,’ written and directed by Anil Ravipudi, is a compelling action entertainer conveying a powerful message on women’s empowerment. The film features Nandamuri Balakrishna and Sreeleela in pivotal roles, with the talented Kajal Aggarwal and Arjun Rampal making significant contributions to the ensemble cast. Produced by Shine Screens, the film boasts a captivating soundtrack composed by S Thaman, complemented by cinematography courtesy of C Ramprasad and skillful editing by Tammiraju.
‘Bhagavanth Kesari’ : The Journey Continues
As ‘Bhagavanth Kesari’ enters a new phase after its eventful first week, the film remains a testament to the enduring popularity of Nandamuri Balakrishna and the storytelling prowess of director Anil Ravipudi. The audience’s response and the film’s box office journey over the upcoming weekends will be closely watched to see if ‘Bhagavanth Kesari’ can maintain its strong performance and potentially set new records.
By Yashika Desai