The much anticipated and long-awaited Tollywood action drama Acharya finally hit the screens on Friday, scroll down and read on to know the screen counts, reviews, bookings, and the opening day box office collection.
Acharya is directed by Koratala Siva and it stars the superhit names of Telugu cinema like Ram Charan, Chiranjeevi, Pooja Hegde, Jisshu Sengupta, Vennela Kishore. Reportedly actor Sonu Sood is playing a negative role in the action flick.
The film received mixed to negative reviews from the critics, they bashed the screenplay, narration, vfx, poor background music, and the characterization of the cast and praised the songs, especially the Banjara song sung by Shankar Mahadevan and Rahul and the performance of Ram charan.
The first half of the film is said to be boring and dull while the second half is being called the decent, Regina Cassandra’s item number, the climax, and the performance of Ram Charan are said to be the soul of the film. Critics severely panned the direction of Koratala Shiva some even went on to say that Acharya is his worst film ever.
However, talking about the box office, the action flick has been released around over 1150 theatres in the home market, with most Nizam and Ceeded area 600+ theatres, Andhra it is released in over 500 theatres, and overseas 650+ theatres taking the total theatre counts to over 2000, in rest of India the film is being released in 200+ theatres.
Box Office Collection Day 1
On the other hand, fans seem super excited about the film, following the mass popularity of Ram Charan and Chiranjeevi, the advance bookings were phenomenally well, now as per the latest reports, the action flick grossed Rs 40 Cr from the Telugu speaking states.
#Acharya 1st Day AP TG Collection
👉Ceeded: 4.60Cr(1.75Cr Hires)
👉UA: 3.61Cr(1Cr~ Hires)
👉Guntur: 3.76Cr(2.25Cr )
AP-TG Total:- 29.50CR(40CR~ Gross)(10.81CR Hires)
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And it seems the trend will maintain till Sunday in the home market given the mass fan following of the stars. Further negative word of mouth could harm the film business.
Disclaimer: The above figures are based on various sources and our thorough research however don’t guarantee the equivalent box office collections, though we have done everything possible in our capability to provide you the precise data.