“Akhil: The Power of Jua” registered an average of 90% occupancy in both single-screen theatres and multiplexes across both the states. It ran to packed houses in many cinema halls on its opening day. As per early estimates, the film has grossed over Rs 10 crore at the AP/Telangana box office on the first day, and its approximate distributor share stands at Rs 7.50 crore.
Varun Teja’s first movie “Mukunda” got a share of Rs 3.36 crore for its distributors on the first day, and it was the biggest opener for a debutant hero in recent years. “Akhil: The Power of Jua” has beaten this record by fetching more than double that amount.