A big number of Telugu movies have been released during the first half of 2018. Unfortunately, only 9 movies stands with success status which consists the ranges between an Industry Hit and average. Below are the list of exact hit statuses of Telugu films released in the first half of 2018.
RANGASTHALAM – INDUSTRY HIT (Non-BB)
Mega Power Star Ram Charan’s Rangasthalam stood as an all time Industry Hit of Tollywood breaking all the existing collection records of Tollywood among single language straight Telugu films. The film had a pre release theatrical business of Rs.80 crores and has minted Rs.127 crores share in its full run.
MAHANATI – BLOCKBUSTER
Keerthy Suresh starrer Savitri’s biopic Mahanati became a surprise blockbuster of Tollywood this year. The movie was made with a reasonable budget of Rs.25 crores and collected nearer to Rs.45 crores share in its full run.
Anushka’s multi-lingual project Bhagamathi stood as one of the super hits of this year with Rs.35 crores world wide share. Mega Prince Varun Tej’s Tholiprema and Naga Shourya’s Chalo also earned considerable profits and got super hit statuses.
BAN – ABOVE AVERAGE
Superstar Mahesh Babu’s Bharat Ane Nenu did a pre release business close to Rs.100 crores and collected Rs.92 crores share in its full run. Even then, as the film stood as the biggest grosser among Mahesh Babu’s movies and and surpassed the milestone of Rs.90 crores, the movie is considered to be an above average venture at the box office.
Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Jai Simha, Sammohanam and Awe films also fall under above average category.
OVERALL A AVERAGE SUCCESS RATE FOR TOLLYWOOD