There seems to be no stopping for Box Office King Kiccha Sudeep as his recent offering Maanikya has got a grand opening across the state. The film, which is the remake of Telugu hit Mirchi was released on Thursday (May 1) and it is looting the Box Office.
As earlier reported Maanikya, which had reportedly collected approximately Rs 3 crore on its first day, has now joined the dignified benchmark of Sandalwood -10 crore club. After the successful packed houses theatrical run in the first week Maanikya has grossed Rs 13 crore. The news has been confirmed to the leading daily Bangalore Mirror by none other than Yogesh Dwarkish, who is also the executive producer of the film. Maanikya Movie Review
"The first week producers' share will be Rs 10 crore. Most of the screens we released in are on rental basis. It is on sharing basis only in multiplexes. So the gross collections will be in the region of around Rs 13 crore. Maanikya was released in the maximum number of screens and has had the maximum number of audience for a new release in the opening weekend ever," informs Yogish, who is also seen in the introduction song of Maanikya. Continue reading the story on slide show...
Eight Lakh Tickets Sold On The First Day
On the first day eight lakhs tickets was sold, which is considered to be the record in the history of Sandalwood.
Maanikya is been made with the budget of Rs 18 crore is the first combination of Kiccha Sudeep and Ravichandran.
Sudeep And Ravi
Sudeep and Ravichandran are the main USP of the film, which had attracted both their fans and resulted the movie to enter 10 crore club.
Long Weekend Helped The Movie
Back to back Government holidays and long weekend was the biggest boon for Maanikya, which has also helped it to a big extent.
As there was no competition for Maanikya from Kannada and other language movies, it was able to get release in the maximum number of screens.