We are half-way into 2017 and it has been quite eventful. We’ve witnessed our fair share of Telugu hits & flops. Setting aside the flops, some of the films which have released in 2017’s first half have hit the bull’s eye. They entertained the audiences & have set the cash registers ringing. As the first half of 2017 is coming to a close, we’ve compiled the list of the films which raked in the highest moolah so far upon their release.
In a movie industry the assessment of the profit and loss is always a matter of debate among the cine critics. Every week one or two or more than that movies releases in Tollywood movie industry, so let us round up the evaluation of the hits that we have seen in the first half of the year 2017. Already the industry have released 81 movies across all theatres in the Tollywood, out of which 11 movies have made profits and declared hits.
If we sit to assess the success of Tollywood movie industry, the Tollywood movie industry has made some historical success for the first time courtesy to the much anticipated movie of the year 2017: Baahubali 2. The movie was a sequel to the already history creator Baahubali 1 and there was huge curiosity around it. The movie released in Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi language. It is the first of its kind movie which top the charts for box office collection in Bollywood business too. The movie – Baahubali 2 made an alarming 16000 crore business worldwide with more than 1000 crore business from India. The movie is termed as the biggest box office earner of this year. The 2nd instalment of the Baahubali 1 made a whopping 196 cr in AP. The other movie which needs special recommendation is megastar Cheernajeevi’s “Khiladi No 150”. The movie by Cheeranjivi made a business of 100 crore in Telangana.
Let us look at the chart of the movies that made it to the Hits chart in the first half:
Khiladi No 150, Baahubaali 2, Shatamanam Bhavati, Kittu Unnadu Jagratha, Keshava, Gauthamiputra Satakarni, Nenu Local, Guru, Raarandoi Veduka Chuddam , Ghazi and lastly Dj.
The Top 10 movies that made in our list have been listed down below in the order of release date
- Khadi No 150 (All Time Blockbuster)
Opening Day collection:₹ 33.46 Cr
Opening week collection:₹ 87.57 Cr
Total Collection:₹ 159.12 Cr
- Gauthamiputra Satakarni
Opening Day collection:₹ 13.85 Cr
Opening week collection:₹ 46.25 Cr
Total Collection:₹ 78.38 Cr
- Shatamanam Bhavati
Opening Day collection:₹ 4.55 Cr
Opening week collection:₹ 22.82 Cr
Total Collection:₹ 52.52 Cr
- Nenu Local
Opening Day collection:₹ 7.22 Cr
Opening week collection:₹ 29.03 Cr
Total Collection:₹ 40.62 Cr
Opening Day collection:₹ 4.25 Cr
Opening week collection:₹ 15.47 Cr
Total Collection:₹ 15.47 Cr
- Kittu Unnadu Jagratha
As per early reports the film has collected Rs 8 to 10 crores on it’s first day at Telugu box office.
- Baahubali 2 (All Time Blockbuster, No.1 Hit in Tollywood) Opening Day collection:₹ 112.68 Cr
Opening week collection:₹ 698.89 Cr
Total Collection:₹ 1545.55 Cr
- Raarandoi Veduka Chuddam
Hopping there will be many more hits and more profits for Tollywood in the late half of 2017