On March 30, the pan-India film "Dasara" starring Nani was released worldwide in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, and Tamil languages. This marks the first pan-India film in Nani's career, with Keerthy Suresh playing the female lead. Directed by Srikanth Odela, a disciple of Sukumar, the film was produced by Sudhakar Cherukuri under the banner of Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Cinemas with a large budget. Other pivotal roles were played by Dixit Shetty, Saikumar, and Samudrakhani, with Malayalam actor Shine Cham Taco playing the villain.
The film received mixed reviews from the start, but collections in Telugu areas were as expected. The collections in other areas, however, were very low.
1st Day AP Telangana collections
6.78 crores in Nizam
2.36 crores in ceded
1.42 crores in Uttarandhra
90 lakhs in East Godavari
55 lakhs in West Godavari
1.22 crores in Guntur
64 lakhs in Krishna District
35 lakhs in Nellore.
The movie grossed a total of 14.22 crores in Telugu areas.
The rest of India contributed 1.52 crores in collections, with 71 lakhs from other languages and -55 lakhs in North India. Overseas collections reached 4.10 crores. The total share collected worldwide was 21.10 crores, with a gross of 38.6 crores.
The film's business reached 48 crores worldwide, with a break-even point of 49 crores. The film still needs to collect 27 crores 90 lakhs to achieve that breaking point. It remains to be seen how well "Dasara," which received mixed reviews, will hold up in the upcoming days.