Raajakumara released to excellent collections and reviews last Friday. Collections have been on upward trend from day 1 and there wasn't a considerable dip in the collections even yesterday, despite being a weekday.
The film has been doing extremely well in multiplexes as content perfectly caters to the class audiences. The movie has managed to get close to 100% occupancy in the leading multiplexes of Bangalore. The situation is same at the single screens.
Executive producer of Hombale Films that has bankrolled the film tweeted - "792 multiplex shows over d weekend for #Raajakumara in Karnataka alone with 98% occupancy. A new record. @SanthoshAnand15 @PriyaAnand".
As per the sources, film has amassed gross of over 36 Lakhs from the PVR Cinemas, Orion Malla alone in the opening weekend. Total gross in multiplexes for the opening weekend is expected to be over 4.5 Crores.
Multiplex records apart, this sort of occupancy with big releases from other languages in fray is extraordinary. Bookings for today in multiplex looks good and tomorrow being a holiday, another big day at box-office is guaranteed for Raajakumara.
On other hand, after fantastic openings in the domestic box-office, film is releasing big in the US this Friday. Distributors Jolly Hits are releasing the film in over 80 centers in North America alone. Theater lists of other regions are yet to be announced.
As per the distributors, film has managed to get nine shows in Cine Grand, Fremont, which is a record for a Kannada cinema. Also in few centers in the USA, Raajakumara is the first Kannada film to be released.