Pre-Release Business of 'Gautamiputra Satakarni' is career best for Nandamuri Balakrishna. Theatrical Rights of this historical flick were sold out for Rs 46.8 crore. It has to collect a share of anywhere close to Rs 50 crore for break-even.
Trade Analysts say, Recovery won't be a problem for 'Gautamiputra Satakarni' if the content hits the right chord with the audience. Festive Season would come in handy. If Telugu States offer Tax Exemption, Then it would be an icing on the cake.
Gautamiputra Satakarni Pre-Release Business:
Nizam: Rs 9 crore (Shresht Movies)
Ceeded & Uttar Andhra: Rs 12.5 crore (Vaarahi)
Guntur & Krishna: Rs 7.7 crore (S Creations)
East: Rs 3.2 crore (Suresh MFD)
West: Rs 2.8 crore (Aditya Films)
Nellore: Rs 2 crore (Sri Yashwant Films)
Gautamiputra Satakarni AP & Nizam Pre-Release Business: Rs 37.2 crore
Karnataka: Rs 3.8 crore (Gokul Films)
USA: Rs 4 crore (Red Heart/9 PM)
Rest of India & Rest of World: Rs 1.8 crore (Various Parties)
Gautamiputra Satakarni Worldwide Pre-Release Business: Rs 46.8 crore