"Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gadha" (KVPG or Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha) starring Nani and Mehrene have opened on a good note at the worldwide box office.
In India, the romantic comedy recorded one of the biggest openings. "Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gadha" is Nani's biggest opener in India, beating the records of his last film "Bhale Bhale Magadivoy".
Director Hanu Raghavapudi's Telugu movie "Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gadha" opened with positive response from audiences and critics. The film had a good pre-release hype, which helped to record a decent opening day advance booking occupancy.
"Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gadha" has been released in close to 700 screens worldwide, which includes 440 screens in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, 75 screens in Karnataka and other parts of India and 135 screens overseas. With 700 screen counts, the film recorded a decent collection worldwide.
While the domestic earnings figures are yet to be released, reports suggest that it Nani's biggest opener. On the overseas front, the film grossed approximately $144,583, including Thursday's preview collection of $41,000 and Friday's collection of $103,000. The overseas total of the film is approximately Rs 98.50 lakh.
" #KrishnagaadiVeeraPremaGaadha collects an encouraging gross of $144,583 ($41k for premieres and $103k on Friday) in one day!" critic and trade analyst Idlebrain Jeevi tweeted.
The collection of "Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gadha" is expected to show a good improvement over the weekend, as the reviews are positive. Also, the word of mouth is in the favour of the film that will help the earnings to increase over the weekend.
Meanwhile, "Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gadha" clashed with Aadi's "Garam" at the box office, but the former film took the lead with a good margin. "Garam", which features Aadi and Adah Sharma, has got an opening of approximately Rs 3 crore, The Hans India reports.
Nani's film had an upper hand at the box office with more screens, good hype and better opening day occupancy and thus the opening day of the film is better than "Garam."