With the unanimous verdict it received when Mahanati hit the screens on 9 May, it is no wonder that the biopic of the legendary South Indian actress Savitri has become a blockbuster. As of 12 days, the movie achieved a share of 29.12 crores worldwide. The total share in Andhra and Telangana areas is 17.32 crores while the US box office saw Mahanati gross more than 2 million. The only area in Teluguland where Mahanati has an average performance is the Ceded. the sort of the genre and Ramzan season may have been the reason. The distributors saw a profit of about 150% as of now. The movie is set to cross a share of 35-40 crores by the end of its run. This Nag Ashwin directorial has Keerthy Suresh playing the eponymous role.