Sudeep-starrer Bachchan directed by Shashank has created new box office collection records. The film released in 194 theatres on April 11, a Thursday. According to Shashank, the gross collections in the first four days are as follows: Thursday, April 11 - Rs 1.5 Crore. Friday, April 12 - Rs 1 Crore, Saturday, April 13 - Rs 1 crore and Sunday, April 14 - Rs 1.5 crore. The total for the first four days is therefore Rs 5 crore, which is a record opening weekend collection ever for a Kannada film, says Shashank.
In his message to Chitraloka, he said, "This is an all time record! And in so many centers it has created new record in collection! And 1st week end collection is also going to be a new record. We dedicate this success to you also. It would not have been possible without your support."
In Mysore, Bachchan is set to become the first Kannada film to get the producer a share of Rs 1 crore.