2016 has started on a mixed note for the South industry. While Nannaku Prematho did extremely well at the box office and went on to become one of the biggest hits of the Telugu cinema. Now all eyes are now on today's big release as trade is expecting that Sardaar Gabbar Singh 1st day collection will put some record numbers.
Power star Pawan Kalyan is one of the most popular Telugu actors in India and overseas and some of his films held the records of the biggest openers and highest grossers in the past. The huge success of "Gabbar Singh" generated a lot of curiosity about its sequel Sardar Gabbar Singh among film goers in the country. Let's check out Sardaar Gabbar Singh 1st day box office opening report.
The film was released worldwide in around 2600 screens. Pawan Kalyan's Sardaar Gabbar Singh has received an earth-shattering response at the worldwide box office. The Telugu version of the film has opened in Andhra with a thunderous response at the box office some hours back. The occupancy is ranging from 90-100% in Andhra. In Telangana, the opening is in the range of 60-65% which is good. The holiday in parts of the country also boosted Sardar Gabbar Singh collection.
As far as Hindi version is concerned, it has opened to a very poor response. The film has opened to an occupancy of 5% which is a disastrous result. It was always expected as The South films always find it tough in Hindi belts. The early reports are mixed but still the film is expected to pick up the pace in evening.
The film was also released in USA where it has done huge business. Eros International teamed up with IDream Media to distribute the film in the key international markets. They have released the film in 184 screens in the U.S., 18 screens in Canada, 1 screen in Mexico, 18 screens in the U.K. and 37 screens in the U.A.E. Makers also held paid preview shows for Sardar Gabbar Singh in over 125 locations across the North America.
The film ran to packed houses in several centres in the premiere shows. Sardaar Gabbar Singh has shattered all non-Baahubali records in USA. As per official figures the film has collected $615k (4.10 cr) from Thursday previews.
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