It turned out to be a sleeper-hit as it made around 70 laksh on the Day 1and looks to reach a safer zone, as collections expected to improve, riding on good reviews as thriller keeps audience guessing and Nikhil-Swathi magic works again and good direction by Chandoo is value addition. Will it outcast Swamy Ra Ra, we have to wait and watch. 'We are going to add another 20 theatres in few days, as it got positive response,' says a distributor.
Vishal finally breaks his jinx in Andhra and Telangana by drawing good openings of 4 crores plus in two days and looks to cover its cost, being a dubbed film. Although, director Hari has a repeat revenge formula but tight screenplay, holds on viewers interest. Shruti's glam act words wonders and action hero Vishal gets a breather after continues flops.
Oka Laila Kosam
Naga Chaitanya's youthful romance Oka Laila Kosam rides on high openings and appears to have impressed both masses and classes alike as it crossed the magic 9 crore figure (Nizam 3.20 Andhra 3.25 and Ceded 1.20 crore plus and others 1.5 crores) in first week and steady collections could give it a much better results. With no competition, the romantic comedy set to roll on to gift another hit to director Vijaykumar Konda who looks promising new-generation director.
Dikkulu choodaku Ramayya
The novel plot of father and son falling for a 'same girl' 'Dikkulu..'has been lapped up by Telugu-speaking viewers and it crossed 2.25 crore and just short of covering its 2.75 investment, in another week, so the success saga of tasteful producer Sai Korapati marches on and also makes young actor Naga Shourya as a bankable actor for low-budget movies.
As predicted, action hero Gopichand impressed with hsi new avatar as his film touches 20 crore mark ( Nizam 6.5 crore, Ceeded 2.90 and Andhra 7.7 crore and others 3.7 crore) and made producer and distributors happy and fattened their bank balances.