The comedian turned hero Sunil has been working hard to make his presence felt as a full-time hero and in the same, he has come up with a fun entertainer Jakkanna which released on July 29. The film opened to a decent response and had made a good collection at the worldwide box office.
As predicted by trade experts, the movie witnessed decent occupancy in theaters across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (AP/TS). The film collected Rs. 4.85 crore gross at the AP/TS box office on the first day and earned Rs. 3.30 crore for its distributors. It became the biggest opener in Sunil’s career after Maryada Ramanna.
Jakkanna collected Rs. 10.25 crore at the AP/TS box office in the first weekend and Rs. 6.81 crore for the distributors of these states. Jakkanna also had a good opening in Karnataka and other parts of the world. The film collected approximately Rs. 1 crore gross in other areas. The movie has collected approximately Rs. 2 crore gross in areas other than the Telugu-speaking states in the first weekend. It has earned Rs. 82 lakh to the distributors of those regions.
Jakkanna has collected a total of Rs 12.25 crore gross at the worldwide box office in the first weekend. The movie has earned Rs. 7.63 crore for its global distributors in three days. The film has recorded career best openings for Sunil till date and the audience are appreciating nonstop comedy. Directed by Vamsi Krishna Akella, the film set high expectations right from the promotions with impressive trailers and teasers. The film stars Mannara Chopra as the female lead, and the comedy has been received well by the audience.
Well, this must be a huge wave of relief for Sunil because he has been working to get a good break as a unique hero!