The theatrical business is revived completely with the smash hit ‘Uppna’. Released on Feb 12, ‘Uppena’ has collected about Rs 26 crore share worldwide, turning it into a huge blockbuster.
‘Uppena’ is drawing more collections in Andhra. Interestingly, the film had a bigger haul on Sunday than the first day’s gross. In the USA as well, the film has managed to collect about $170k.
First Weekend Collections
Nizam: 8.11 Cr
Ceded: 3.66 Cr
Andhra: 12.24 Cr
Total AP& TS – Rs 24 Cr
The romantic musical is a debut vehicle for its lead pair – Panja Vaisshnav Tej and Krithi Shetty, and the film’s director Buchi Babu Sana. The audiences are mesmerized by Devi Sri Prasad’s stunning musical score and the pair’s chemistry.
Trade pundits are expecting that the film would easily touch Rs 50 crore share.
‘Uppena’ is a regular romantic drama a poor-boy and a rich-girl but it also deals with the theme of masculinity and casteism.