Despite the release of new Telugu movie Race Gurram, old releases like Rowdy, Legend and Hrudaya Kaleyam have continued to rock the viewers and done fantastic collection at the worldwide Box Office over the weekend. While the Allu Arjun starrer topped the business chart, the old movies starring Mohan Babu, Balakrishna and Sampoornesh Babu in leads have landed in second, third and fourth spots respectively.
Race Gurram is one of the most-hyped and highly-anticipated Telugu movies of 2014. Trade experts in film nagar had earlier predicted that the Allu Arjun and Shruti Hassan starrer would halt the rocking run of Rowdy, Legend and Hrudaya Kaleyam. As expected, it did slow down their business on its opening day, but they showed upwards trend on Saturday and Sunday thereby once again doing face amount collection.
Rowdy, which released in record number of screens on April 4, had collected Rs 17 crores at the Box Office in the first week. In its second weekend, the film has raked in approximately Rs 5.5 crore at the Box Office, taking its 10 day total to Rs 22.50 crores. In its third weekend, Legend has collected Rs 3.75 crores, taking its 17-day total to Rs 37 crores. Hrudaya Kaleyam has collected Rs 1.64 crores nett at the Box Office taking its 10 day total to Rs 8.14 crores.