There was a two-month box office drought in the Telugu film industry at the box office but with the arrival of two simultaneous releases Bimbisara and Sita Ramam at the box office the drought has been broken.
And it has been raining hits in Tollywood as the recent release film Karthikeya 2 has also been considered a blockbuster at the BO, all the three Telugu releases combinedly grossed over 200 crores.
2 Months BO Drought Breaks
After Major which was released in the first week of June, TFI was struggling to see a hit film, the two months drought cause a huge loss to the industry. Films like Ante Sundariniki, Virata Parvam, Godse, Sammathame, Pakka Commercial, The Warriorr, Thank You, and Ramarao on Duty all failed to churn out profits at the BO.
Now the arrival of Bimbisara, Sita Ramama and Karthikeya 2 surely bring smiles to the faces of the distributors and the exhibitors. All the three films have made in the vicinity of 57 crores profits, so far, as per the Telugu trade reports.
Bimbisara and Sita Ramam Box Office Day 19
If Telugu trade reports are to be believed, Bimbisara has made Rs 20 cr+ profits while Dulquer fronted Sita Ramam made around Rs 17 crore profits in its 18-day theatrical run. The same-day releases movies have combinedly grossed over Rs 129 crores at the box office worldwide.
As per the trade reports, Bimbisara rakes in 85 L and Sita Ramam Rs 1.20 Cr on Mon (Day 19). Both the films are now nearing their ending run, Bimbisara will wrap up its lifetime under Rs 65-70 crore while Sita Ramam will finish with Rs 75-80 Cr+ lifetime worldwide.
Bimbisara Box Office Collection (AP-TG): Rs 31.68 Cr shares ( Rs 50.40 Cr gross) [19 Days]
Sita Ramam Box Office Collection (AP-TG): Rs 18.78 Cr shares ( Rs 33.30 Cr gross) [19 Days]
Sita Ramam was released in three languages Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam, the film has done decent business in the dubbed languages as well.