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Spyder box office: Mahesh Babu’s film struggles in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, earns only Rs 32.2 cr in 5 days

The AR Murugadoss- Mahesh Babu film surprisingly opened to negative feedback in the Telugu speaking states where the actor has a strong foothold. After 5 days, the film has grossed Rs 102.6 crores in total worldwide. Apart from Mahesh Babu, Spyder stars SJ Suryah, Rakul Preet Singh and Bharath.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai | Updated: October 3, 2017 4:48:17 pm
Spyder images, Mahesh Babu images Spyder marks the debut of Mahesh Babu in Tamil.

Spyder might have received mixed feedback but that hasn’t hindered the movie’s run at the box-office. The Mahesh Babu-SJ Suryah starrer, helmed by AR Murugadoss has crossed the hundred crore mark recently. The film has earned Rs 102 crores worldwide confirmed Tagore Madhu, one of the producers of the film. The Telugu version of the bilingual earned Rs 50 crores in 5 days while other versions grossed 11.1 crore. The film has earned around Rs 9.2 crore in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

On its first day, Spyder has grossed Rs 51 crore across the world, kicking off a good run at the box office. The film had a good opening in Chennai as well, considering it is Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu’s first straight Tamil film. The actor who is fluent with the language has also dubbed for himself. The film’s Tamil version earned Rs 46 lakh while the Telugu version earned Rs 18 lakh.

On the other hand, the film had done well at centres abroad, especially the United States. Until Saturday, the film had grossed Rs 9.14 crore in the States. Earlier reports that Spyder has not received the same response in Telugu speaking states, but it looks like the film has recovered to clock some good numbers across centres.

Spyder follows the story of an intelligence officer Shiva (Mahesh Babu) who has to nab the psychotic Sudalai. Apart from Mahesh Babu and SJ Suryah, Spyder also has Bharath, RJ Balaji and Rakul Preet Singh in key roles, with music by Harris Jeyaraj. The action-thriller is AR Murugadoss’ first collaboration with the Tollywood superstar. The film has been presented by Tagore Madhu in association with NVR Cinema LLP along with Reliance Entertainment Production and distributed by Lyca production.

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