Actors Yash-Shanvi Srivastava starrer action movie 'Masterpiece', which released on Dec 24, Thursday, has emerged as the biggest grosser in its opening weekend in Kannada film industry,going by the impressive numbers on the first day.
According to the inputs of IANS, Masterpiece has approximately grossed Rs. 6.2 crore on its release day setting a new record. The most awaited movie has been received a huge opening in 300 and odd theaters all over Karnataka.
The movie made a whopping profit of 25 Crores from its distribution rights, even before its release. 7000 tickets of Yash starrer was sold out on BookMyShow before two days of the movie release.
Many theatres in like Balaji (Tavarekere), Manasa (Konunkunte) and many more in Silicon city showed 6AM early morning shows of Masterpiece.
Interestingly, Orion Mall showed 19 shows of the movie continuously. The movie is expected to collect more in the coming weekend without any competition of other movies.
"At this rate, it is mostly to end up as the biggest grosser in its opening weekend in the state this year," trade analyst Trinath told IANS.
Directed by scriptwriter of Manju Mandavya, the film also stars Shanvi Srivastava, P. Ravi Shankar and Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Achyuth Kumar, Chikkanna in important roles.
Despite of the movie received mixed reviews by critics and audiences, the film has managed collect well at the theatres and the film-makers thank to the popularity of lead actor Yash, who enjoys a large fan base.
The film may rake in over Rs. 15 crore in its first weekend and those are very good numbers, ays further reports. The main highlight of the movie is Yash and his vibrant looks in a negative shade.
Apart from Yash, audiences have gone crazy over hot on-screen chemistry of Yash and Shanvi Srivastava. Suhasini steals the show as a loving mother and as usual Ravishankar as an antagonist.