It was widely spread in media that, Mahesh babu’s Srimanthudu producer Naveen Yerneni friends in Detroit bought first 10 tickets for $15,000 and for the first time Distributors are releasing the film in detroit in 11 theaters and 20+ premier shows.
Sources says , From the trade reports it is clear that the total collections from detroit (3 locations) was only 14,300 USD, the main theater itself fetched 10,500 USD. Now the point is where is this 15,000 USD went into?.
Buzz that, An enthusiastic exhibitor might have given such fake publicity to hype for the film, is the talk among NRIs.
source:my first show .com