Mahesh Babu proves his superstar image yet again. Bharat Ane Nenu has hit the theatres today on Friday. And as expected, the movie is going strong. This movie is directed by Koratala Siva, who has previously give blockbuster with Mahesh Babu, Srimanthudu. And this time as well, the actor-director duo has been successful in entertaining the audience.
Mahesh Babu and Ram Charan are 2 superstars of Tollywood. Recently, Ram Charan’s Rangasthalam wreaked havoc in India and the USA both. And soon within 3 weeks, Mahesh Babu’s Bharat Ane Nenu graced the theatres. The previous 2 movies of Mahesh Babu were not much successful. And hence, there were few speculations whether he will live up to his image with this movie, or will it again fall flat.
Something Different from Regular
But the actor has proved all worries wrong and has given a strong competition to the superhit Rangasthalam. People have mostly seen Mahesh Babu doing roles as a police officer. But this is the 1st time the actor is experimenting something different. In this movie, the actor will be seen in the role of a CM. This is a new experimentation from both actor and director side. And people have greatly loved the powerful dialogues of Mahesh Babu as a CM.
Another major difference from other movie is the song “I Don’t Know”. This is the 1st time a Bollywood actor-director has given his voice to a Telugu song. I Don’t Know song from the movie is sung by the popular actor-director, Farhan Akhtar. And the song has garnered popularity not only among the Telugu audience but Bollywood audience as well.
Other Movie Openings
Previously, Mahesh Babu and Koratala have collaborated on the movie Srimanthudu. The opening day of this movie was around Rs. 17 Crores. This movie was one of the biggest blockbusters of Mahesh Babu’s career. His previous movies Brahmotsavam (2016) and Spyder (2017) were flops at the box office. The opening day collections of these 2 movies, as well as Rangasthalam, are:
Brahmotsavam – Rs. 13 Crores
Spyder – Rs. 15 Crores
Rangasthalam – Rs. 21.64 Crores
Bharat Ane Nenu 1st Day Collection
Seeing the success of his previous movies, there are very high expectations from Bharat Ane Nenu. Also, with Rangasthalam wave rising high in USA and Telugu states, there are even more hopes from this movie. The advance bookings are also excellent. And the craze for this superstar is ever growing. The movie also received positive reviews from the critics.
Going by the reviews and craze, Bharat Ane Nenu First Day collections are expected to be around Rs. 21-23 Crores at the Indian Box Office. We will update you on the exact figures once the data is available. Till then, stay tuned here on BOTY.
Update: Bharat Ane Nenu collected Rs. 26.32 Crores at India Box Office on its first day. This marks the biggest ever for any Non-Bahubali Telugu movie so far.