One of this summer's most highly anticipated films, superstar Mahesh Babu's 'Bharat Ane Nenu', has well and truly lived up to the hype. The Koratala Siva film, which released on Friday has stormed the box-office — both domestic and overseas — and is the fastest Telugu film to reach Rs 100 crore worldwide (excluding the Baahubali
At the overseas box-office, the film has already raked in a staggering $ 2 million in just two days, and has performed exceedingly well in countries like US and Australia. According to trade analysts, Bharat Ane Nenu was off to a roaring start at the US box-office, debuting in the eighth position and collecting $1,397,657 in the first two days. But it was Australia that came as a surprise as the film entered the top 5 charts in just 2 days.
"Now this is BIGGG NEWS... And a TERRIFIC SURPRISE... Telugu films are creating ripples in AUSTRALIA... Australia was always dominated by *well-made* Hindi and Punjabi films, but two Telugu films - #Rangasthalam and#BharatAneNenu - have emerged GAME CHANGERS [non- #Baahubali]... (sic)," trade analyst Taran Adarsh posted on Twitter.
On day 3, the success continued for the Mahesh Babu-starrer as it emerged as the second-highest opener in Australia in 2018 after Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat'.
"Telugu film #BharatAneNenu storms into TOP 5 charts in AUSTRALIA... Today [Sun; Day 3], it will emerge the SECOND HIGHEST OPENER - 2018, after#Padmaavat [note: opening weekend biz]... Fri A$ 168,194 Sat A$ 116,017 / 38 locations Total: A$ 284,211 [₹ 1.44 cr] #BAN @Rentrak (sic)," Taran Adarsh added.
Directed by Koratala Siva, 'Bharat Ane Nenu' features Mahesh Babu in the role of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister. Also featuring Kiara Advani, Prakash Rajand Rao Ramesh in important roles, the film released worldwide on April 20.
Source - Times Of India