Already "Srimanthudu" tickets are being sold like hot cakes as the Premiere Show tickets of the film are being sold at prices like 1000 and 2000 rupees. Now there is an official permission granted for ticket rate hikes in some A centres. In the Andhra towns like Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Eluru and Amalapuram, the ticket price for a single screen theatre is 100/-. AP Government has given nod to increase the ticket rate from 70 to 100 for a week Also this ticket rates will be applied to other towns like Guntur and Kurnool by tomorrow. We hear that some towns like Ongole and Nellore are pricing it at 120 rupees.