Bimbisara collected Rs. 7.75 crores approx on Saturday, easing off 17 per cent from the opening day, for two days total of Rs. 17 crores. The drop in Telugu states was around 20 per cent, collecting Rs. 6.90 crores (Rs. 4.10 crores share), which is a strong hold for Telugu film standards. The film is heading for an opening weekend of Rs. 25 crores plus in India. The global theatrical rights of Bimbisara were sold at Rs. 15 crores, which shall be recovered in three days itself, as two days share stands at Rs. 12 crores approx.
The box office collections of Bimbisara at the Indian box office are as follows:
Friday – Rs. 9.25 crores
Saturday – Rs. 7.75 crores
Total – Rs. 17 crores
The film should see another big growth today, for a weekend of Rs. 18 crores approx in India. Where the film lands on Monday will be deciding the fate of the film. The second week will have couple of holidays, including Independence day, so if the weekdays post steady numbers, the film can have a very strong second week and final number.
The overseas collections of the film are excellent, with an opening weekend of $600K plus expected in North America.
The box office collections of Sita Ramam at the Indian box office are as follows:
Friday – Rs. 3.80 crores
Saturday – Rs. 6.20 crores
Total – Rs. 10 crores