Hyderabad, Jan 30 (): Mahesh Babu’s 1 Nenokkadine has collected over Rs 28 crore at the worldwide box office. The psychological thriller was released on 10 January amid huge expectations from fans for Sankaranthi.
Made at a budget of over Rs 60 crore, the film did not even surpass the 30-crore mark (share) at the worldwide box office. Reports given at AndhraBoxOffice website say the final collections stood at Rs 28.9 crore.
Prior to the release of the movie, the trailer and songs had generated a lot of buzz among audiences. It was expected to break the opening day collection record of Pawan Kalyan’s “Attarintiki Daredi”. But, the Mahesh Babu starrer opened to mixed reviews from critics as well as fans.
The psychological thriller collected a decent amount of Rs 8.4 crore (share) on the first day of its release. However, the film’s business saw a huge drop on the second day owing to negative word of mouth. “1 Nenokkadine” earned around Rs 2 crore share on the second day, which was much lower considering that the film was released in a record number of screens.
The negative reviews, release of another Telugu movie Ram Charan’s “Yevadu” on 12 January, two days after “1 Nenokkadine” release – both these factors played spoilsport in the collections of 1 Nenokkadine.
The good run of “Yevadu” at theatres too affected the collections of “1 Nenokkadine” and the Mahesh Babu starrer struggled to score decent collections at the box office.
The film’s performance was poor in Andhra Pradesh, but did well in the overseas markets. Despite that, “1 Nenokkadine” has turned out to be a flop.
The actor, who has with him three back-to-back hit films, has now faced a setback with the failure of “1 Nenokkadine”. However, his next film “Aagadu” directed by director Srinu Vaitla is expected to bring him back on track in the Telugu film industry. Said to be an action-comedy entertainer, the film is expected to release in July or August this year.