Anushka Shetty's newly-released Bhaagamathie has struck gold at the worldwide box office. Despite getting average reviews, the multilingual flick has made an impressive collection in its opening weekend.
"#Bhaagamathie Had a Fantastic Weekend at the Box-office recovering 80% already, Despite Ordinary WoM!. Tollywood's Reigning Queen #AnushkaShetty once again proved herself as the LADY SUPER STAR!. [sic]" leading trade tracker Andhra Box Office tweeted.
As per Andhra Box Office, the movie has minted Rs 29.5 crore with distributors' share of Rs 16.6 crore.
In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regions, the movie has grossed over Rs 18.5 crore with an estimated distributor share of Rs 12.15 crore. It has raked in Rs 3.4 crore (distributors' share: 1.45 crore) and about Rs 1.4 crore (distributors' share: 1.45 crore) from rest of India
Among the overseas centres, the collection is good in the US, Australia and Malaysia.
The movie had created a lot of buzz before release, and this translated into good collections on the first day. Bhaagamathie raked in Rs 11.6 crore at the worldwide box office on its first day. In Andhra and Telangana it grossed Rs 7.7 crore.
The film has been made with an approximate budget of Rs 30 crore, which includes the publicity cost. The movie is expected to enter the profit zone by next weekend.
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