Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth's Peta was shown no interest by any distributor to release in Telugu states for Sankranthi season sensing that there would be a big threat from Telugu films.
Finally, Ashok Vallabhaneni acquired theatrical rights with an economical price of Rs.12 crores. Nevertheless, having gone through the collections trend, the said amount itself is a big number to be recovered.
Reports say, Peta collected Rs.1.60 crores on its first day in Telugu states while the film crashed down to Rs.40 lakhs share on day two, which took the sum of Rs.2 crores for two days. The film needs a long way to reach break even. Meanwhile, Petta collected world wide share Rs.19 crores including all versions.
Peta was directed by Karthik Subbaraj. Trisha and Simran are the heroines.