Agnyaathavaasi box office collection: Pawan Kalyan starrer Agnyaathavaasi has been welcomed with whopping response at the box office and had a record-breaking day 1 opening. The film, starring Pawan Kalyan and Keerthy Suresh in the lead roles, has broken all previous first-day collection records outside India, according to reports. Before the release of Agnyaathavaasi, Baahubali 2 held the record of raking in 1.3 million US dollars (approx) which is equivalent to Rs 8.2 cr. But now, with Pawan Kalyan’s film releasing on the silver screen, SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus has lost its position. Agnyaathavaasi has dethroned the Prabhas starrer film by minting in 14,64,467 US dollars which is equivalent to Rs 9 crore in the Indian currency. Pawan Kalyan’s film was the first Indian film to release in about 572 locations in the US, according to LTelugu.com. The film has received mixed reviews and is being panned by the critics.
According to reports, Pawan Kalyan is also set to beat the first-day collection of Khaidi No 150. The promos of the film had aroused great curiosity and buzz for various reasons. Even its theatrical rights raised to a sky high price given the hype surrounding it. The tickets for the film were sold like hot cakes and the first day registered an average of 70 percent of advance booking in the Telugu states, International Business Times reported.
The film was premiered on 600 screens across North America on Tuesday. an unprecedented crowd thronged the theatres in the Telegu states and all cinema hall witnessed packed houses. Agnyaathavaasi registered 100 percent occupancy in the regular morning show everywhere.
The film has been directed by Trivikram Srinivas who convinced the actor to come on board with his 2 minute narration. Music has been given by composer Anirudh Ravichander and the film marks his debut in the Telugu film industry. He has delivered an enriching music album, which has already become a hit with the fans. The word of mouth reviews will now affect the film’s earning and help pave the way for its future collections.