Telugu film Veera Simha Reddy features the veteran actor Nandamuri Balakrishna in an intense avatar that does justice to his grand reel image.
The film marks the first big Telugu release in the list of anticipated south Indian films of 2023. NBK starrer is now expected to gross big during the Pongal festive weekend.
Veera Simha Reddy Screen Counts
The film has been released in 1465+ theatres worldwide of which it has occupied 875+ theatres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The overseas theatre counts are 500 whereas the rest of India theatres counts are 90.
Veera Simha Reddy Crosses $1M in U.S
As per recent reports, Balayya’s film has crossed the $1M mark (Rs 8.13 Cr) at the U.S box office. Veera Simha Reddy has become the first film for NBK to cross the one million dollar feat in U.S.
Veera Simha Reddy Occupancy Report & Runtime
The film was passed with a UA certificate by the censor board with an approved runtime of 2hr 50min or 170mins.
Talking about the occupancy reports, the film witnessed an overall 56.63% Telugu occupancy across all the shows on day 4 (Sun).
Veera Simha Reddy Box Office Collection Day 4
As per the trade reports, Veera Simha Reddy earned 14.20 Cr gross on the fourth day taking the total worldwide collections to Rs 88.15 Cr gross.
The film is now racing towards the break-even target, it now needs 21 crores distributor shares to enter into the profit zone. And to complete the BE target, it will have to show a strong trend during the weekdays.
The film is facing neck-to-neck competition with Waltair Veerayya which is also having a great run at the box office.
Career Biggest Opener for NBK
After huge advance bookings, the film created havoc at the box office on day 1. Veera Simha Reddy earned Rs 33.60 crores nett on day 1 (Thu) to become the career highest grosser for Nandamuri Balakrishna aka Balayya.
Veera Simha Reddy surpassed the day 1 earnings of Balayya’s previous best opener Akhanda which had collected Rs 21.20 Cr on day 1.
Akhanda is currently the highest-grosser film for NBK, the Hindi version of Akhanda will be released soon.
Veera Simha Reddy Break Even Target
The break-even target of the film has been valued at Rs 74 crores. Therefore, it will have to recover over 74 crores distributor’s shares to enter into the profit zone.
All About Veera Simha Reddy
Balayya’s film was expected to gross over 100 crores during the Pongal weekend but the film has performed below par due to the clash with biggies Waltair Veerayya and Vaarasudu in the home market.
However, it is creating a decent buzz among the masses, the filkm has 9.6 ratings on the ticket bookings portal BookMyShow with 9.6k reviews.
Along with NBK, it has Shruti Haasan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Honey Rose, Duniya Vijay, and Murali Sharma in the key roles.
Veera Simha Reddy marks the first collaboration between NBK and the director Gopichand Malineni who delivered the blockbuster Krack during the pandemic times and revived the industry.