‘Legend’ stood as the highest grosser in Nandamuri Balakrishna’s career until the arrival of ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’. This Boyapati Directorial collected a theatrical share of around Rs 40 crore and overall recovery touched Rs 50 crore-mark if included the Satellite Rights.
Trade Analysts felt sorry for Krish when speculations began doing rounds that the estimated budget of ‘GPSK’ is Rs 70 crore. In reality, The Sensible Filmmaker managed to wrap up the shoot and post-production with just Rs 55 crore. The historical subject stood as the career-best earner for Balakrishna and also the first movie in his career to join Rs 50 crore club.
Sources say, Producers of ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’ pocked as much as Rs 77 crore through the sale of Theatrical Rights, Satellite Rights, Audio/DVD/Digital and Other Rights. In that way, The margin of profit is anywhere around Rs 20 crore.
March 2nd (Thursday) marks the 50 Days run of ‘GPSK’. Nandamuri Fans were gearing up to celebrate the success in a grand manner.