Shruti Hassan’s latest Telugu flick ‘Katamarayudu’ grossed Rs 3.5 crore box office collection on 5th day of its release. The celluloid, which has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani, witnessed drop in the occupancy in morning and noon shows. The movie, also features south Indian superstar Pawan Kalyan in lead role, has grossed a total income of Rs 43.75 crore in five days.
Releasing on more than hundreds of screens in Telugu speaking states, the south Indian offering minted a good business in the opening weekend. Showcasing awesome performance at cinema halls in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the cinema raked an amount of Rs 22.25 crore on first day. The film bagged a big income than Pawan and Shruti’s previous celluloid ‘Sardar Gabbar Singh’.
After score a record breaking box office number of Friday (24th March), the movie witnessed declination in the occupancy on second day. Reporting a huge drop in the business, the Telugu flick made a collection of Rs 5.12 crore on Saturday. The movie experienced culmination in the overall earnings on next day and pocketed Rs 8.88 crore on Sunday (3rd day of release).
The celluloid had an awesome opening weekend on Indian box office as it earned Rs 36.25 crore in first-three days. Exhibiting a drop in its business on 4th day, the movie bagged Rs 4.01 crore on Monday and grossed an overall income of Rs 40.26 crore in four days. On Tuesday, Indian people had a holiday due to the holy festivity of ‘Gudhi Padwa’. This holiday was said to benefit the movie as it expected surge in the occupancy.
Though it was a holiday for most of the masses, the cinema couldn’t drive immense attention from public domain. Witnessing a steady response on the fifth day also, the cinema made a business of Rs 3.51 crore and minted Rs 43.76 crore total box office collection. Apart from the excellent performance in India, the celluloid also grabbed average revenue in international market. Latest box office figures are awaited.