The figures for both the advance Box Office gross and the number of tickets sold have beaten the Krish's previous best films Vedam and Gamyam. The producer of the film Rajeev said the AP Weekend share alone touched Rs 4.25 cr. The demand for more shows in the B and C centers came in as a big surprise for exhibitors, the movie opened on Friday with tickets sold out for the entire weekend worldwide.
Trade analysts and exhibitors say that with overseas market contributing to ticket sales in a big way, we won't be surprised if collection crosses the Rs 45 cr mark and move even further. According to trade analysts and exhibitors KVJ scored big even in city like Ahmedabad. The first day first shows had 105 audiences and second day saw 120 audiences in screens capacity of 146. Earlier, films from Tollywood could touch only a maximum of 60 marks in these screens.
In the USA alone, the first day collection is more than first week collection of the last few Tollywood releases. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Telugu film Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum collections has crossed Rs 92 lakhs ($169,518) from 30 locations at the USA Box Office. It has raked in $83,840 on Friday and $85,678 on Saturday.
Director Krish is delighted. He said, he broke the B and C center shackle this time with ticket sales of KVJ touching new high unlike his earlier releases. With this film, he feels that he found the right story to touch the chord with audience in smaller towns. The number of shows is on the rise since the movie got a fantastic opening coupled with good audience reviews, added Krish.
Hero Rana, who plays the role of B Tech Babu and a reluctant theater actor, takes on the powerful mining mafia in this highly entertaining action film. His action and dialogue delivery has been one of the most talked about in the latest BO blockbuster. His co-star Nayantara, plays the role of documentary filmmaker.
The other key attractions of the film are Mani Shankar's music, Gnanasekhar's cinematography, Sai Madhav Burra's dialogues skillfully choreographed fights by Fefsi Vijayan, Venkatesh-Sameera and Hazel Keech's item numbers.