"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" (Magadivoy/BBM) has done superb collection at the worldwide box office in the first week. The movie has become a big hit in the career of Nani after "Eega".
Having bagged a big break with "Eega", Nani suffered severe setback with back-to-back dudes like "Paisa", "Aaha Kalyanam" and "Janda Pai Kapiraju". In bid to bring his career back on track, the young actor did lot of hard work and promoted his next outing "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" extensively.
Ever since it was announced, "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" has been creating buzz in the media. Its promos garnered lot of attention from the viewers. The hype and promos generated huge demand for its distribution rights, which were sold for a record price. Its distributors then made grand arrangements for its extensive release across the globe.
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" registered very good amount of advance booking for the first day. The film received very good response in the premiere shows in the USA and set a new record for the actor. The film released in over 700 cinema halls across the globe on Friday and opened to overwhelming response.
The Maruthi Dasari-directed comedy film recorded an average of 90% occupancy in theatres across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The movie also witnessed very good amount of footfalls in Karnataka, Maharashtra, USA and other parts of the world. "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" grossed approximately Rs 5.10 crore at the worldwide box office on the first day.
Having garnered positive reviews from the viewers, "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" witnessed decent growth on the following days. The movie grossed Rs 14 crore at the worldwide box office in its first weekend. The film set a new record by collecting $718,378 (Rs 4.80 crore) at the USA box office in its opening weekend.
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" witnessed a drop in its business on Monday and it maintained rock-steady pace in the following days. The movie is estimated to have grossed Rs 9 crore at the worldwide box office on the weekdays. Its first week gross total stands at Rs 23 crore and the film has fetched approximately Rs 11 crore to its distributors.
Made on budget of Rs 12 crore, "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" has almost recovered its production cost in just seven days. Despite clashing with two other new releases like "Dynamite" and "Jayasurya", the movie has become the biggest opener for Nani and highest grosser in the first week for him.
The makers of the film are all thrilled over its performance at the ticket counters. Since there are no big ticket releases, the number of cinema halls have been increased for the film in its second week. They have also planned to a hold grand success meet at Haailand Resorts in Chinnakakani on Friday night.