Chiranjeevi's Khaidi No 150 has made superb collection at the worldwide box office on the first day. The film has beaten the opening day collection records of Sardar Gabbar Singh (SGS) and Baahubali in most of the areas. (Check the table of records below this article).
Craze for Chiru's comeback:
The fans of the mega family had been desperately waiting for the comeback of megastar Chiranjeevi. Their excitement went on growing multifold after the actor announced his 150th movie, titled Khaidi No 150. The release of each of its promos created curiosity and eagerness to watch the film. This huge buzz helped its makers sell its rights for a whopping price of Rs 103 crore.
Record release for Khaidi No 150:
The distributors made massive arrangements for the release of Khaidi No 150 and booked a large number of cinema halls everywhere around the world. They also made ticket-booking available well in advance. Most of the screens registered over 90 percent advance booking in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, a day before its release. The movie also recorded decent booking in other parts of the globe.
Khaidi No 150 box office prediction:
After seeing the hype, trade analysts in T-Town predicted that Khaidi No 150 would start with a bang at the worldwide box office. But none had expected it to take such a humongous response. Chiru mania was at peak in the morning shows with turn out of unprecedented crowd in theatres everywhere.
Opening response in benefit shows:
Khaidi No 150 had benefit shows in several centres in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and few other parts of India in the wee hours of Wednesday. The movie has registered superb occupancy everywhere. Most of the screens ran to packed houses in both the Telugu-speaking states as well as Karnataka. The film registered an average of 95 percent occupancy in the regular morning shows.
Khaidi No 150 box office collection in US premieres:
Khaidi No 150, which was premiered in over 200 screens in the US on Tuesday, has collected $1,251,548 (Rs 8.56 crore) at the US box office. Taran Adarsh tweeted: "It's a HURRICANE... Indeed, Boss is Back! Telugu film #KhaidiNo150 takes a STUPENDOUS start in USA... Tue $ 1,251,548 [₹ 8.56 cr]. @Rentrak"
Khaidi No 150 first day (day 1) box office collection:
The Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal-starrer received positive talk from the audience and the word of mouth took its business upwards in the afternoon and evening shows on the first day. Khaidi No 150 has collected Rs 30 crore gross (Rs 23.24 crore share) in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Rs 7.50 crore gross (Rs 4.30 crore share) in Karnataka, Rs 9.60 crore gross (Rs 5.76 crore share) in the US and Rs 3.35 crore gross (Rs 1.70 crore share) in other parts of the globe on its opening day.
Khaidi No 150 has collected Rs 50.45 crore gross at the worldwide box office on the first day and it has become the second movie to surpass Rs 50 crore mark on its opening day. The movie has earned Rs 35 crore for its global distributors, who have shelled out Rs 103 crore on its theatrical rights.
Old box office collection records:
Khaidi No 150 has shattered the opening day box office collection record of Sardaar Gabbar Singh, which is the second all time biggest opener with its business of Rs 40.81 crore gross (Rs 28.33 crore – distributors' share). In some regions, the movie has also smashed the box office record of Baahubali, which is the all-time biggest opener with its collection of Rs 73 crore gross (Rs 47 crore – distributors' share).
Here are the details of area-wise earnings of distributors of top six biggest openers Baahubali, Sardaar Gabbar Singh (SGS), Janatha Garage (JG), Srimanthudu and Sarainodu in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (AP/T). All figures are Rs and crore.
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