HanuMan Hits ₹50 Crore Milestone: Teja Sajja’s Superhero Flick Triumphs on Day 4

In a remarkable feat, Teja Sajja’s superhero film, HanuMan, has soared past the ₹50 crore mark at the Indian box office within just four days of its release. Released alongside highly anticipated films like Mahesh Babu’s Guntur Kaaram, Dhanush’s Captain Miller, and the bilingual Merry Christmas featuring Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupati, HanuMan has defied the odds and captured the audience’s attention.

On its fourth day in theaters, HanuMan raked in an impressive ₹14.5 crore, adding to its already substantial earnings. The film’s total collection in India now stands at a commendable ₹55.15 crore, a testament to its widespread appeal.

The journey to this milestone began with a promising start, as HanuMan earned ₹4.15 crore from paid previews on Thursday. Friday saw a substantial increase, with the film accumulating ₹8.05 crore nett in India across all languages. Saturday witnessed a surge in business, amassing ₹12.45 crore nett, while Sunday marked the pinnacle with a collection of ₹16 crore – the highest single-day figures for the film so far.

Fans and critics alike have hailed HanuMan as a ‘blockbuster,’ praising its narrative and Teja Sajja’s compelling portrayal in the lead role. The film, directed by Prasanth Varma, also features Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Amritha Aiyer, and Vinay Rai in significant roles.

HanuMan unfolds the story of an ordinary man who unexpectedly acquires superpowers, discovering newfound strength within himself. As he embraces his abilities, he confronts a formidable supervillain, leading to a riveting battle between good and evil.

Teja Sajja, the lead actor, expressed his excitement about portraying a superhero on screen. In a recent interview with news agency ANI, he shared, “The very idea of doing a superhero film is very exciting for me, has been exciting throughout the process. In this film, a young boy gets superpowers by the grace of Lord Hanuman and then how he fights for his people and his religion. This film has superhero action sequences for the entertainment of children and a lot of comedy. At the same time, it’s our history, is also connected with the superhero element. We’ve tried to blend in our Indian ‘itihasa (history)’ with the superhero concept so it’s a very entertaining film.”

As HanuMan continues to captivate audiences and dominate the box office, it stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of superhero narratives infused with cultural elements. The film’s success serves as a testament to the seamless fusion of entertainment and historical storytelling, creating an engaging cinematic experience for viewers of all ages.

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