'Sarkaru Vaari Paata' crosses Rs 100 crore (100.44 crores) in just five days, making it the fastest Telugu film to earn 100 crores, while Mahesh Babu's fourth consecutive Rs 100 crore plus It became a grossing film. The film has earned Rs 160.2 crore worldwide in five days.
On the other hand, other big-ticket Tollywood movies 'Radhe Shyam' and 'Acharya' crashed at the box office despite huge hype ahead of their theatrical release. 'Acharya', which was released on April 29, opened to a poor start, having a disastrous first week at the box office.
'Acharya' collected Rs 41 crore on the first weekend and despite the film starring Chiranjeevi and his son Ram Charan, the film has a total box office collection of Rs 45.2 crore. The theatrical rights of the Koratala-directed film 'Acharya' are valued at Rs 133 crore, while Prabhas-starrer Radhe Shyam' falls in this category.
The theatrical performance of 'Radhe Shyam' faded. The heavy-budget film struggled to earn significant at the box office due to poor word of mouth. At the end of its theatrical performances in all languages, 'Radhe Shyam' earned a total of Rs 83 crores, while theatrical rights stood at Rs 200.5 crores, causing a huge loss of Rs 117 crores.
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'Sarkaru Vaari Paata', directed by Parashuram Petla and starring Mahesh Babu and Keerthy Suresh, is the only film to hold its own at the box office after the blockbuster pan-India releases of 'RRR' and 'Pushpa'.