Director SS Rajamouli's latest Telugu movie Eega, which opened to an earth-shattering response, has done wonderful business at the collection centres in the first week of its release. The action graphical wonder has collected approximately Rs 52 crores nett at the worldwide Box Office in seven days.
Talking to Oneindia, Jagadeesh of Suresh Productions said, "Eega has done superb collection at the Box Office across the country. The Telugu version has raked in Rs 27 crores including Rs 4 crores from the collection centres in Karnataka." He added, "But the performance of its Malayalam version Eecha is not up to the mark." The Malayalam version has raked in approximately Rs 3 crores plus at the Kerala Box Office.
The dubbed versions of Telugu movies have not been very successful at the Tamil Nadu Box Office. But Naan Ee, which is the Tamil version of Eega, has done a fare business at the Tamil Nadu Box Office. According to trade analysts, the movie has collected approximately Rs 12 crores at the collection centres in the state. With this, the film has set a new record in the state.
Eega has also done good business in the international market. The movie was released in USA and UK, and has opened to an overwhelming response in both countries. It has raked in nearly Rs 10 crores from its Telugu and Tamil versions at the overseas Box Office. Trade analysts say that it is record collection for a Telugu film. The makers of the film are releasing it on 20 more screens in USA in the second week as they had released it only on 39 screens in the country due to unavailability of cinema halls.
However, Eega has been often making it to the headlines for all good reasons ever since Rajamouli announced it. The producers of the film had an extensive promotion for it. The movie received rave reviews from both film critics and viewers. Moreover, several leading superstars of South India lauded Rajamouli's direction, Sudeep's performance and film's special effects. All these factors contributed to its huge success at the Box Office.