Nandamuri Balakrishna starrer 'Dictator' raked in a solid share of Rs 5.80 crore on Day 1 in Telugu states in spite of the tough competition it faced from NTR's Nannaku Prematho & Sharwanand Express Raja. Particularly, The film was able to generate good revenues in the B & C Centres. Whereas in all the A Centres & Nizam, The other two films were dominating on January 14th.
There wasn't any change in the trends on Day 2. In addition, Positive Word-of-Mouth for 'Soggade Chinni Nayana' affected the revenues of 'Dictator' in the mass circuits.
Trade Circles say, A film could no way emerge successful if its collections fall short of expectations on festival days. On a whole, 'Dictator' paid a huge price for being in the Sankranthi race.
|Dictator First Day Collections :|
|Nizam||Rs 1.13 crores|
|Ceeded||Rs 1.30 crores|
|Vizag||Rs 0.56 crores|
|Guntur||Rs 1.06 crores|
|Krishna||Rs 0.32 crores|
|East Godavari||Rs 0.55 crores|
|West Godavari||Rs 0.49 crores|
|Nellore||Rs 0.39 crores|
|Dictator First Day AP & Nizam Collections|| Rs 5.80 crores|