Gautamiputra Satakarni is one of the hyped Telugu movies, which is slated for release as Pongal Festival treat to the fans. NBK’s GPSK released on January 12, 2017, and it will take on Mega Star Chiranjeevi’s 150th Project, Khaidi No 150, Sharawanad’s Sathamanam Bhavathi and Vijay’s Bairavaa Movie at the box office. Nandamuri Balakrishna’s prestigious 100th film, Gautamiputra Satakarni, creating records at the box office. The film released in a record number of screens in Balakrishna career.
The movie has been made tax-free in Andhra Pradesh, where its expected to gross over Rs 10 crore on its opening day. The exemption of 15 percent tax would help the movie fetch decent share for its distributors. Legend and Kanche have collected Rs 10.50 crore gross (distributors’ share Rs 8 crore) Rs 4.25 crore gross (distributors’ share Rs 2.51 crore), respectively, at the worldwide box office on the first day. They are the biggest openers for Balakrishna and Krish.
Tamil superstar Vijay’s forthcoming action-drama ‘Bairavaa’ is all set to hit the screens on January 12, 2017, on the occasion of Thai Pongal Festival weekend. The Tamil movie has generated a lot of hype and expected to do good business at the box office in the first week. The advance booking of Vijay’s Bairavaa was started recently and it has got the good response from the audience. The tickets have been sold like hotcakes. Balakrishna’s Gautamiputra Satakarni and Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 giving tough competition to Bairava at the box office on Pongal Season.
As per the report, most of the theaters have already declared its opening day as houseful. The movie is to enjoy 5 days festive weekend from 12th to 16th of Jan. So it has all possibilities to break previous box office records. It is positively expected to emerge as biggest grosser of the year by the opening weekend only. Not only audience but exhibitors too are very much rejoiced with the release of Bairavaa. After a long spell, all are witnessing such super excitement on box office.