Janatha Garage Box Office: ‘Janatha Garage’ collections in opening weekend (extended 4-day period as the movie released on Thursday) have exceeded all expectations and have soared higher and higher as the holidays came one after the other. This Telugu action movie stars Jr NTR, Mohanlal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nithya Menen and is Directed by Siva Koratala. It has bagged in excess of Rs 50 crore in the period worldwide.
According to Trinath, who is a trade analyst, “The film, in its four-day weekend, managed to collect a share of Rs 50 crore. Despite mixed response from the critics and the rains in Hyderabad, the film performed exceptionally well at the box office.” Trinath added, “Janataha Garage collected as much as $1.4 mn” – he was speaking to IANS.
The movie is all about saving the environment and how people can help themselves by combating corruption and wrongdoing in society. This theme, and of course, the actors themslves have switched on a desire in the people across the classes to go and watch it in huge numbers and this is leading to the setting of numerous records by the movie.
The first point to know is that Janatha Garage has not been able to beat the magnificent performance of Baahubali. However, the good point is that it is now Tollywood’s second fastest film after crossing the Rs 50 crore mark in collection in 4 days – globally.
Janatha Garage has had a splendid run in the US as per trade analysts Taran Adarsh who posted this tweet: “Telugu film #JanathaGarage – USA: Wed + Thu $ 737,745, Fri $ 216,405, Sat $ 280,309, Sun $ 195,875. Total: $ 1,430,334 [₹ 9.51 cr]. @Rentrak.” In fact, the US run has been magnificent for Jr NTR as it has become his 4th movie that has collected over $1 million in the US.
Janatha Garage beat the box office collections of top hits like Pawan Kalyan’s Sardaar Gabbar Singh and Mahesh Babu’s Brahmotsavam. The great part about the Jr NTR and Mohanlal starrer is the fact that that the new film beat the older ones by a huge margin, While the former had collections of Rs 40 crore, the latter Rs 30 crore.
While Janatha Garage was not able to get past Baahubali in the overall collections, yet in a qualified success, the Jr NTR starrer managed to overtake it in a few areas like Guntur, Vizag, East Godavari and Krishna.