Hit 2 is gearing to grace the cinemas tomorrow, it is a Telugu film that serves as the 2nd installment in Sailesh Kolonu’s Hit verse. The crime thriller is produced by Tollywood star Nani along with Prashanti Tipirneni.
As we already know that it is raining hits in the Tollywood Film Industry (TFI) currently, and it all started with RRR. The industry so far has seen 19 clean hits with the last being the Tamil film Love Today’s Telugu version.
TFI has seen 4 hits in the Nov month itself namely Yashoda, Masooda, Gaalodu, and now Love Today. Adivi Sesh’s Hit 2 is expected to continue the hit trend of TFI. The expectations are high from the latter as the pre-release buzz for the movie is huge, it is the sequel to a hit film and features Adivi Sesh who was last seen in the blockbuster film Major.
HIt 2 Advance Bookings and Screen Counts
It has occupied a huge 550 theatres in the home market, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana alone, with the most 245+ in Andhra, followed by Nizam 210+ and Ceeded around 90 theatres. It will be released in 85 theatres in the Rest of India and the overseas theatre counts are 320 for a worldwide 955 theatre counts.
The film has been certified A by the censor board with an approved runtime of 2hrs or 120 minutes. It has been given an A certificate due to the excessive violence and blood in the film.
At the start of Nov month, the teaser of the movie was also age-restricted by Youtube due to the violent content. It seems Sesh’s film will going to be a tight-packed thriller.
The advance bookings for the movie have been opened recently and getting a good response. It has already accumulated $125K in the pre-sales for US Premieres.
Hit 2 Pre-Release Business and Break Even Target
The worldwide theatrical rights of the movie have been sold at 14.25 Crs which is huge for a tier-2 hero. The Telugu theatrical rights sold at Rs 10.25 Crs, the rest of India and the overseas rights at around 4 crores.
The film will need to recover 20 crores distributor’s shares to emerge as a super hit at the box office and 15 crores to emerge as a hit. With this, Hit 2 has emerged as the biggest film for Sesh in terms of pre-release business.
Here’s the list of his past release’s business:
Hit2- Rs 14.25 Cr
Major- Rs 13 Cr
Evaru- Rs 10 Cr
Goodachari- Rs 5 Cr
Hit 2 Box Office Prediction
Going by the early trends, Adivi Sesh’s film will be eying an 8-10 Cr gross start at the box office. It will have to churn out around 5 Cr shares on its first day to complete the break even on the weekend itself or the road ahead will be tough.
If it crosses the break-even mark, it will be considered the 20th clean hit Telugu film of 2022. Adivi Sesh’s last film Major opened with rave reviews from critics and the audience alike and turned out to be a huge blockbuster.