Mahesh Babu’s latest political drama Bharat Ane Nenu is a tale of an Oxford graduate returning to his homeland and becoming the Chief Minister of his home state. The movie has opened to rave reviews amidst much fanfare and now the movie would be released in over 45 countries making it Mahesh Babu’s biggest International release till date.
Great Indian Films have bagged the overseas theatrical rights of the movie for over 18.20 crores and has released it over 520 screens in 45 nations. Great Indian Films tweeted:
#Bharatanenenu All the BIG CHAIN theater managers were instructed to add the shows as soon as the current shows fills up near to full house. For eg: Regal Hadley started with 3shows, now increased to 7shows based on sales.
— Great India Films (@greatindiafilms) April 19, 2018
Bharat Ane Nenu would be Tollywood’s biggest overseas release after Baahubali 2. The huge international screening can be attributed to Mahesh Babu’s immense popularity overseas, especially in the US.
The promotional material for Bharat Ane Nenu was well received and the title song, Bharat Ane Nenu has over 10 Million views. Also, the pre-release event was highly successful, adding to the immense anticipation surrounding the movie. Trade experts are keen to see how Bharat Ane Nenu would fare at the box-offices worldwide.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh Tweeted:
And a Tsunami is about to unleash at USA BO tomorrow… Mahesh Babu’s keenly-anticipated Telugu film #BharatAneNenu is expected to fetch a MIND-BOGGLING START from its premiere screenings in USA… Countdown has begun… Will it set new benchmarks?
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 18, 2018