Badrinath has managed to rock at the box-office (BO) even
after getting average response from the critics. The movie, which
was released on June 10, has garnered Rs.16.5 crores in the first
Allu Arjun's Badrinath received one of the biggest
openings at BO in the recent past. Though critics rated it as an
average film, the actor's fans has liked the movie and especially
the hair-raising action scenes have impressed the cine goers. Allu
Aravind has stated that despite poor reviews, the movie is running
full houses in most of the theatres in Andhra Pradesh.
The producer cum distributor also claims that Badrinath
earned 16.5 crores in first three days after its release. In Andhra
Pradesh alone it has collected 14 plus crores, whereas in Karnataka
and Kerala, where Allu Arjun has a huge fan following, it has raked
in over 2 crores.
The makers of the film have admitted that the audiences'
expectation about the film being a mythological film played the
spoilsport. Fans were expecting another Magadheera kind of
film, claims Allu Aravind. However, Badrinath, which is made with a
budget of 40 crores, is carrying a good word of mouth, say