2nd Day Collection Days A… Aa 1st Friday Box Office Business and Occupancy Report: The latest Telugu movie A Aa directed by Trivikram Srinivas hit the floors yesterday. On Thursday, it got a massive opening and has beaten the US premiere shows a record of Sarainodu at the USA box office. (read: A Aa review.)
With a new record, it became the biggest opener for Nithin. It all has been possible as director Srinivas, Nithin, and Samantha having a huge fan following in overseas markets. Since the release of its promos, it started buzzing and making rounds on the internet. Thus, it created curiosity among the audience.
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The buzz and the hype generated by the filmmakers with its promotions resulted in earning a huge amount for the overseas distribution rights. One of the biggest international film distributor firms named Blue Sky acquired its right for Rs. 4.70 crores. (check: Housefull 3 Review.)
Then, the distributor company again promoted it and expected for a grand premiere. Their efforts proved fruitful, and they witnessed a crazy cash counter ringing for the whole day. It collected a significant amount from North America. In the US only, they conducted over 130 premiere shows with reduced ticket prices available for just $13.A Aa 2nd Day Collection 2 Days A… Aa 1st Friday Box Office
They lowered the ticket prices after seeing a weak attraction for Brahmotsavam, which was priced $23 for a single ticket. Idlebrain Jeevi confirmed the news by tweeting it on the official Twitter handle. They upheld the number of screens in the US to be 130+ and ticket price under $15 for the premieres held on Wednesday night, June 1.
The latest film starring Nithin and Samantha in lead roles got huge advance bookings for the premiere shows. The night returned all the efforts made. It got a fantastic opening for the preview (benefit) shows. It got 70 percent occupancy in AP/T region.
In another tweet, Idlebrain Jeevi tweeted and said the film has earned $251,000 at the US box office in the premiere shows. However, the biggest for the actor remains $361k for GJG. The new movie of Nithin will cross this figure by Friday.
Another trade analyst Taran Adarsh told The Reporter Times that this Telugu film has opened splendid and collected $251,548 which is approximately equal to Rs. 1.69 crores. Thus, confirming the above update and saying that it will surely have a mind blowing first weekend.
2 Days A… Aa 1st Friday Box Office
Thursday – Rs. 8.78 cr (gross) and Rs. 12.67 cr (ww)
A Aa 2nd Day Collection – Rs. 8 crores (early estimates)
A.. Aa 2 Days Box Office Collections – Rs. 20 crores [to be updated]
As of now, A Aa has surpassed the opening collections record of Sarainodu starring Allu Arjun at the US markets. With all income combined, it has become the fourth highest opener among the Telugu movies of 2016. It is just behind Sardar Gabbar Singh, Brahmotsavam, and Nannaku Prematho.
|1||Sardaar Gabbar Singh||Rs. 20.92 crore||Rs. 26.90 crore|
|2||Brahmotsavam||Rs. 13.06 crore||Rs. 16.90 crore|
|3||Nannaku Prematho||Rs. 12.18 crore||Rs. 15.92 crore|
|4||Sarainodu||Rs. 10.96 crore||Rs. 14.40 crore|
|5||Dictator||Rs. 5.79 crore||NA|
|6||‘A…Aa’||Rs. 5.76 crore||Rs. 8.15|