Actor Allu Arjun-starrer Telugu actioner Race Gurram, which released on Friday in cinemas, has minted Rs 6.3 crore on its opening day in Andhra Pradesh. It is expected to rake in over Rs 15 crore in the opening weekend, predicts a trade pundit.
Race Gurram was reportedly made on a Rs 52 crore budget.
"The film has collected Rs 6.3 crore on its first day in the state. At this rate, it is likely to mint over Rs 15 crore in the opening weekend worldwide," trade analyst Trinath told said.
Trinath said Race Gurram is a great follow-up to the recent Telugu blockbuster Legend.
"The summer started on a good note for Telugu filmdom with Legend, which has been followed up by Race Gurram, which is also turning out to be a hit. The business of these films will predict the roadmap for other big summer releases," he added.
The film also stars Shruti Haasan, Ravi Kishan, Shaam, Brahmanandam and Saloni Aswani, it has been directed by Surendar Reddy.