The advance bookings for Chiranjeevi’s GodFather are off to a solid start, but Nagarjuna’s The Ghost, which opens on the same day, is well behind. Follow hitsbuddy for latest news.
On Dussehra, October 5, two major Telugu actors with high-budget films will compete at the box office. On the one hand is Chiranjeevi, whose film GodFather will be released, and on the other is Nagarjuna, whose film The Ghost will be released. As of Tuesday evening, Chiranjeevi appears to be winning the box office war, with his film significantly exceeding Nagarjuna’s. Also see: Chiranjeevi on the rivalry between Godfather and The Ghost: “No competition with Nagarjuna”
GodFather, also starring Nayanthara and including a cameo by Salman Khan, is a remake of Mohanlal’s Malayalam classic Lucifer. The release languages for the action film are Telugu and Hindi. By Tuesday evening. Telugu version of the film had sold more over 4 crore worth of tickets on its first day. In addition, advance bookings for the Hindi version totaled 10 lakh. According to industry sources, the total could potentially surpass 5 crore by Tuesday evening’s advance booking deadline.
GodFather pre-sales top 4 crore rupees.
In instance, advance ticket sales for The Ghost, starring Nagarjuna and Sonal Chauhan, were merely 70 lakh as of Tuesday evening. Given that it will be competing with GodFather, which is slated for a massive opening. Dismal number does not inspire much confidence in the film’s future. Beyond the opening day, the performance of the films will rely on how they are accepted by the public and critics. As well as how word of mouth spreads.
Recently, Chiranjeevi spoke out about the simultaneous release of two films. Chiranjeevi told News18, “There is no competition with Nagarjuna.” Both films are original, and we are attempting to demonstrate our talent in them.” Nagarjuna wished Chiranjeevi success with the release of his film at The Ghost’s pre-release event last week. GodFather, starring my close friend Chiranjeevi, will also be released on October 5 alongside The Ghost. I hope that both films are box office successes,” Nagarjuna added.
Chiranjeevi was last seen in the Telugu film Acharya, which was a box office failure. In contrast, Nagarjuna appeared in a long cameo in Brahmastra, his first Hindi film in nearly two decades.