Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Industry Hit Indra Completes 18 years

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Today marks the 18 years of the release of Chiranjeevi’s Industry Hit Indra, which was the first film from the Telugu Film Industry to cross ₹25cr Share. Released in 2002, the film was the biggest Indian film of the year earning ₹28.20cr Share, ahead of Bollywood film Devdas which earned ₹26.20cr Share.

Following is the complete area wise breakdown of the film.

Nizam7.10 Cr
Ceeded6.50 Cr
UA2.60 Cr
Guntur2.40 Cr
East2.05 Cr
West1.90 Cr
Krishna2.10 Cr
Nellore1.30 Cr
AP/TS25.95 Cr
Rest2.90 Cr
Worldwide28.85 Cr

The film set the benchmark for industry Hit so high especially in ceded where it took 7 years to cross the film in Ceeded. The film was first to gross more than 1 cr in a single screen theater in three separate South Indian states (Andhra, Telangana & Karnataka). No other South Indian film till Baahubali 2 was able to replicate this feat including Magadheera and Baahubali 1.

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