HanuMan Inches Towards Rs 45 Crore Mark in Hindi: A Detailed Analysis
Prasanth Varma and Teja Sajja‘s HanuMan Continues to Impress at the Box Office
Prasanth Varma and Teja Sajja‘s Hanuman, a contemporary retelling of Lord Hanuman’s epic story, has exceeded expectations at the box office, particularly in its Hindi version. The film has outperformed Mahesh Babu and Trivikram‘s Guntur Kaaram, which was released on the same day. Despite Mahesh Babu‘s film leading initially, HanuMan gained momentum daily, propelled by positive word of mouth.
HanuMan‘s Success in Hindi: A Rare Feat for a Small-Budget Film
The success of Hanuman in Hindi is a notable achievement, as it is not common for small-budget films with lesser-known names to perform well in this language. In its first week in Hindi, the film minted about Rs 24.5 crore and added another Rs 16 crore in the second week. Over the last two days, it added another couple of crores, taking the grand total of the film in Hindi beyond Rs 42 crore. Going by the current collection pace, the film should end up with Rs 45 crore collection by the end of the week.
HanuMan‘s Global Success: Crossing the $5 Million Mark in North America
Hanuman‘s success is not limited to India; it has also made a mark in North America (USA and Canada), crossing the $5 million mark. This makes it one of the most successful Telugu films in the region.
HanuMan‘s Worldwide Box Office Collection: Grossing Over ₹250 Crore
As of day 15, Hanuman has grossed over ₹250 crore worldwide, with over ₹158 crore coming from India. The film has been praised by critics for its depiction of the classic good versus evil superhero story with a touch of mythology.
Prasanth Varma on HanuMan‘s Success: “It’s 10 Times More Than Any of My Previous Films”
Prasanth Varma, the director of HanuMan, expressed his amazement at the film’s success, stating that it is 10 times more than any of his previous films. He also mentioned his fascination with stories from Indian mythology and culture and his desire to explore unexplored characters and their greatness.
About HanuMan: A Cinematic Universe in the Making
HanuMan is set in a fictional place called Anjanadri, where Hanumanthu (Teja), a petty thief, gets the powers of Lord Hanuman. To save the people of Anjanadri, he faces off against Michael, who yearns to possess a power that would make him a formidable superhero. The film marks the beginning of a cinematic universe, and Prasanth has already planned two follow-ups–Jai HanuMan and Adhira. Produced by Primeshow Entertainment, HanuMan also stars Amritha Aiyer, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, and Vinay Rai.