Ravi Teja’s Raja The Great grosses Rs 31 crore in four days

After two duds Kick 2 and Bengal Tiger, Ravi Teja’s new film Raja The Great is doing well at the box office. He plays a blind man in the film.

regional movies Updated: Oct 23, 2017 11:44 IST
Sandeep Acharya
Sandeep Acharya
Hindustan Times, Chennai
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Ravi Teja plays a blind man in his latest flick, Raja The Great.

Actor Ravi Teja, one of the best entertainers of Telugu filmdom, is back with a bang. After struggling with his form with films such as Kick 2 and Bengal Tiger, he has made a strong comeback after a gap of two years with his latest release, Raja The Great, which has shined at the box-office and is on its way to become a blockbuster. According to the makers, the film has grossed a whopping Rs 31 crore in its opening weekend worldwide and is expected to enter Rs 50 crore club this week. It is believed that this is the biggest opening for Ravi Teja in a long time.

Although the critics called it yet another commercial potboiler, the fact that Ravi Teja plays a blind man has worked in the film’s favour. Audiences found some novelty in the idea and they lapped up the film which is high on entertainment and action. Directed by Anil Ravipudi, the film also stars Mehreen Pirzada.

Produced by Dil Raju, the film is having a good run in Telugu states. According to industry sources, the film has grossed Rs 20 crore from Andhra and Telangana so far. Out of which Rs 12.91 crore is said to be the distributors share. In the US, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film collected $295,800 (roughly Rs 1.92 crore) from premiere and opening weekend.

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First Published: Oct 23, 2017 11:43 IST