Nani’s MCA hits screens today in India. The film’s premiere shows in the US have raked in $250K. Nani’s films have always done well in the US however MCA has even smashed his own record of $160K when Nenu Local released.

The film is expected to pick up over the weekend when family crowds will come in. Early reviews say that Nani has done a good job in balancing his comic, romantic and action avatars. Most of the scenes evoke a sense of nostalgia if one is a MCA.

The film’s biggest competitor is Akhil’s Hello which releases tomorrow. Nagarjuna has promoted the film extensively in India and abroad taking no chances. A lot is riding on the success of Akhil’s hello