The long-awaited highly anticipated Tollywood sports drama ‘Ghani’ after being pushed back from the original release date, many times finally graced the silver screens on April 8 (Friday).
Varun Tej’s starrer revolves around the boxing game, he is playing the titular character, Ghani’s father was a boxer too but then he was rounded up by the police for consuming drugs while playing a match. Later Ghani decided to become the world boxing champion and absolve his father’s name, all this by hiding from his mother to whom he had promised not to take up boxing.
After watching the early shows, many fans had taken to Twitter and shared their reviews, the film got mixed to negative reviews, mostly negative especially from the critics, who severely panned the film.
Telugu 360 and Mirchi 9 gave the film 2.5 out of 5 stars, they bashed the poor direction, lack of writing, and predictable narration.
As far as the viewer’s reviews are concerned, the general consensus says that the film is a one-time watch, if you are an ardent boxing sports lover, you will enjoy the boxing scenes, the songs, the climax, and Tamannaah’s item number are the highlights.
Screen Counts & Business
Ghani releases around 535 theatres in the Telugu-speaking states, with most Andhra on 250 screens, Nizam on 175 screens, and Ceeded 110. Tej starrer has collected Rs 25.30 Cr against the breakeven of Rs 26.30 Cr.
It churned out most from the AP/TG- Rs 21.00 Cr, followed by Karnataka & Rest of India Rs 2.50 Cr, and Overseas Rs 1.80 Cr.
#VarunTej #Ghani Total Business Details
👉Ka & ROI: 2.50Cr
Total Worldwide: Rs 25.30Cr( Break Even – 26.30CR~)
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Ghani Box Office Collection
Talking about the opening day box office collection, the film is said to be made on an expected budget of around Rs 20 Cr, and following the less craze among the south movie lovers regarding the film also negative reviews from the critics, it garnered Rs 2.22 crores shares from the Telugu speaking states on day 1.
Tej starrer collected Rs 2.72 Cr nett at the box office worldwide on Friday. Overseas the film minted Rs 30 Lakhs shares and from Karnataka and the Rest Of India, it earned Rs 20 Lakhs collectively.
Further, only strong word of mouth can save the film from becoming a disaster, a gross figure of around Rs 30 Cr would be enough for the film to compensate for the production cost.
helmed and written by Kiran Korrapati, the film is bankrolled by Sidhu Mudda and Allu Bobby under the banner Renaissance Pictures with Allu Bobby Company. The Sports drama stars Varun Tej as Abdul Ghani Usman also known as Ghani, Saiee Manjrekar as her love interest, other actors Jagapathi Babu, Upendra and Anna Suniel Shetty will be seen playing pivotal roles.