Fri, 07 Aug 2009 11:14:26 GMT

'Magadheera' sets new record

'Magadheera', starring Ram Charan Teja and Kajal Agarwal in the lead, is set to create a new collection record for the first week in the USA market.

'Magadheera' sets new record

The film is expected to collect a whopping Rs 1.75 crore in its first week, overtaking Pawan Kalyan's 'Jalsa' which had made Rs 1.5 cr in the same period of time.

Supreme Raju, who bought the overseas rights of the film, released it in 40 locations. This is the first time a Telugu film gets released in USA with 25 prints, said Raju at a press conference.

'Magadheera', produced by Allu Aravind of Geeta Arts and directed by SS Rajamouli, has been made at a budget of Rs 35 crore. The film has been having one of the biggest openings in recent Tollywood history. The film is expected to better the collections of Mahesh Babu starrer 'Pokiri' (Rs 40 crore) by a good margin.


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