There were some reports out in Nellore and Krishna districts about the first week shares of 'Businessman'. As per these reports, it is known that mega fans challenged Mahesh fans that 'Businessman' will not cross a share of Rs.1.40 crores share on its first week. However, they seem to have lost their challenge as the movie has got a whopping share of Rs.1.57 crores share in its first week itself.
On the contrary, Mahesh fans have reportedly challenged mega fans that 'Businessman' is going to cross the first week record share of Rs.1.09 crores in its first week, as that record is currently hold by 'Magadheera'. Meanwhile, 'Businessman' could collect a share of Rs.99 lakhs at the end of its first week run and fell short of 10 lakhs. And finally, mega fans have reportedly won their challenge.