Balakrishna's Dictator collected $83,644 in USA till Saturday and it can be considered as a decent grosser at the overseas box office. Apparently, after its first weekend, Dictator collected a total share of 13.38 Cr in AP & TS alone.
Trade analysts opine that the film has done well at the box
office in spite of getting mixed reviews and bad mouth talk.
However, the first Monday turns crucial to decide the film's fate.
On that note, check out the area-wise break up of
Dictator's first weekend box office collections, in the
Balakrishna's Dictator collected a share of 2.80 Cr in Nizam
after its first weekend.
Dictator, directed by Sriwass collected a share of 3.20 Cr in
Ceeded after its first weekend.
Dictator collected a share of 1.46 Cr in Vizag after its first
weekend. The film has Anjali, Sonal Chauhan and Aksha in the lead
Dictator collected a share of 82 Lakhs in Krishna after its
Dictator collected a share of 1.79 Cr in Guntur after its first
weekend. Music by S S Thaman was a thumping success.
Dictator collected a share of 78 Lakhs in Nellore after its
first weekend. Anjali though only had a limited screen time, she
has got a meaty role to play in the story of the
Dictator collected a share of 1.29 Cr in East Godavari after its
Dictator collected a share of 1.24 Cr in West Godavari after its
Dictator, which released in the Pongal race on 14
January garnered mixed reviews from the critics, while the mouth
talk has been poor. Nevertheless, the film has got great response
in B and C centers so far, which saved the film from deficits
during the first weekend.
While Nannaku Prematho clearly ate into
Dictator's collections a little, due to the film bad mouth
talk, Soggade Chinni Nayana,
which released on 15 January, is further troubling the box-office
run of Dictator, since Soggade Chinni Nayana
received good reviews and great mouth talk and a share of audiences
are being redirected, opine the trade analysts.
Dictator must garner about 27 Cr share worldwide to be declared as a hit. Considering that, we can say Dictator had a decent start at the box office. Stay tuned to this space for more box office updates of Pongal releases.