M(A)llu Arjun, has once again rocked the box office with his latest release ‘Badrinath’. According to Sources, Badrinarth’s 1st day collections were amounted to Rs 7.52 crores in India. This Badrinath 1 day collections is the highest in Allu Arjun’s career as predicted. Also, Badrinath first day collections are 2nd highest in terms of Telugu cinema box office collections history. Badrinath movie budget is around 41 crores and the movie was released in more than 5600 screens in a single day and all this huge hype made Badnriath first day collections engross Rs 7.25 crores in India. This means Allu Arjun’s Badrinath has already collected 20% of the movie.
The producers claims that Badrinath collected Rs 1.64 crore in Nizam area, Rs 1.62 crore in CDED area, Rs 68 lakh in Guntur, Rs 30 lakh in West Godavari, Rs 32 lakh in East Godavari,Rs 75 lakh in Vizag, Rs 65 lakh in Kerala, Rs 76 lakh in Karnataka and Rs 25 lakh in North India.
Badrinath is directed by V.V. Vinayak and produced by Allu Arjun’s father Allu Aravind under tha banner of Geetha Arts. The other main stars are Tamannaah Bhatia as heroine, Prakash Raj and Ashwini Kalsekar.
The story is , Badrinath (Allu Arjun) is groomed by Guru Bhishma Narayan (Prakash Raj) as a protector of the badrinath temple, where Sri Maha Vishnu is the presiding deity. Into that temple walks Alaka Nanda (Tamannah) who due to circumstances becomes a staunch agnostic. Badri converts her into a believer and in the process, without him being aware, becomes the object of her affection. Alaka Nanda’s love for Badri, causes a conflict in the mind of his Guru who begins to doubt him.
Allu Arjun is very famous in kerala also and he got a big fan base in Kerala through his fist film ‘ Arya’ released in 2004.
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Report By : Rakhesh R
Indian Webcasting Media [IWM]
Published: Time : 12:21 P.M /June 13, 2011