Hyderabad, August 8 - The most productive Indian film industry post-pandemic, Tollywood is showing the way again with the latest flicks - Bimbisara
and Sita Ramam
. The Nandamuri Kalyan Ram's, Bimbisara, is particularly on a marry me run at the box office and achieved something that wasn't achieved before this year.
Directed by Mallidi Vasishta, Bimbisara opened in the theaters this past weekend amid much anticipation, and in just three days, it has recovered its total domestic investment, which is the fastest for a Telugu movie this year.
The time travel fantasy actioner took to a super solid start at the box office and held very well over the weekend for 15.84 crores share collection in Telugu states (AP/TG). The movie was valued at approx. 13 crores, which has now become a thing of the past.
Bimbisara is the first Telugu hit in over 2 months and is very much on track to become a huge blockbuster. It was promised to be a theater-worthy title and it has lived up to that promise and provided a seeti-maar big screen experience. The worldwide share collection of the film is approx. 18.30 crores (career best for Kalyan Ram), against its break-even 16.20 crores. It has become a worldwide hit.
Produced by N. T. R. Arts, the movie also stars Catherine Tresa, Samyuktha Menon, and Prakash Raj in key roles. In the film, King Bimbisara of the Trigartala Empire from the 5th century BCE lands in the modern-day world through time travel.