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Sarileru Neekevvaru Verdict: Blockbuster

Release Date: 2020-01-11 AP/TS First Day: Rs. 31.96 Cr
AP/TS First Week: Rs. 81.37 Cr AP/TS Lifetime: Rs. 109.20 Cr
India First Week: Rs. 89.12 Cr India Lifetime: Rs. 118.70 Cr
Worldwide First Week: Rs. 98.87 Cr Worldwide Lifetime: Rs. 130.20 Cr
USA Locations: USA
USA Premiers: $ 760 K USA First Day: $ 1,309 K
USA First Week: $ 1,904 K USA Lifetime: $ 2,273 K

INDIA CIRCUIT COLLECTIONS

  • ALL INDIA 1st Week: Rs. 89.12 Cr | Final: Rs. 118.70 Cr
  • TELUGU STATES 1st Day: Rs. 31.96 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 81.37 Cr | Final: Rs. 109.20 Cr
  • NIZAM 1st Day: Rs. 8.66 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 26.30 Cr | Final: Rs. 34.15 Cr
  • CEDED 1st Day: Rs. 3.70 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 11.50 Cr | Final: Rs. 15.20 Cr
  • UA 1st Day: Rs. 4.04 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 12.00 Cr | Final: Rs. 18.50 Cr
  • GUNTUR 1st Day: Rs. 5.15 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 8.16 Cr | Final: Rs. 9.85 Cr
  • EAST 1st Day: Rs. 3.35 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 8.18 Cr | Final: Rs. 11.30 Cr
  • KRISHNA 1st Day: Rs. 3.07 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 6.60 Cr | Final: Rs. 8.60 Cr
  • WEST 1st Day: Rs. 2.72 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 5.61 Cr | Final: Rs. 7.50 Cr
  • NELLORE 1st Day: Rs. 1.27 Cr | 1st Week: Rs. 3.02 Cr | Final: Rs. 4.10 Cr
  • ROI 1st Week: Rs. 7.80 Cr | Final: Rs. 9.50 Cr
  • CAST & CREDITS

    • Movie HeroMahesh Babu
    • Movie HeroineRashmika Mandanna
    Director: Anil Ravipudi

    Record TRP for Sarileru Neekevvaru

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    The television premiere of Mahesh Babu’s recent offering Sarileru Neekevvaru fetched a record TRP. Sarileru Neekevvaru television premiere on Gemini TV received 23.4 TVR which is the highest ever for a Telugu film. Baahubali: The Conclusion was got 22.70 TVR and Baahubali: The Beginning got 21.84 TVR. Sarileru Neekevvaru was telecasted on Ugadi evening and received top TRP. Anil Ravipudi is the director of Sarileru Neekevvaru and Rashmika Mandanna played the female lead.

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    Mahesh Babu celebrates 50 Days of ‘Sarileru Neekevvaru’ at box office

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    Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is celebrating 50 days of “Sarileru Neekevvaru”, which hit the screens on January 11.

    “50 Days of #SarileruNeekevvaru. A BIGGG hug to my director @AnilRavipudi & my producer @AnilSunkara1 for giving me this BLOCKBUSTER (with hugging face emoji) Thanks to my entire team, without whom this wouldn’t have been possible! @vijayashanthi_m @iamRashmika @RathnaveluDop @prakashraaj @ThisIsDSP,” Mahesh Babu tweeted on Saturday.

    He also thanked his fans for making the film a big success. It has grossed Rs 260 crore till now. “Extremely overwhelmed by the incredible response #SarileruNeekevvaru has received. Thanking all my fans for their invaluable support. Truly a magical moment to cherish,” the star tweeted.

    The superstar essayed the role of an army officer in the action-romance film in which he also flaunted his dance moves.

    In fact, the full video of “Mind block” song was also unveiled on Saturday much to his fans delight.

    The Anil Ravipudi directorial is jointly bankrolled by Anil Sunkara, Dil Raju and Mahesh Babu under their banner AK Entertainments and GMB Entertainment.

    Vijayashanthi, Rashmika and Prakash Raj also played crucial roles in the entertainer.

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru Overseas Profit Loss Statement – Above Average

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    Anil Ravipusi’s directional film Sarileru Neekevvaru starring Mahesh Babu, Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles was released on January 11th 2019. Produced by Dil Raju &Anil Sunkara, the film has collected a gross of $2,273,000 in the USA to become the third-highest grosser for a Mahesh babu starrer and 12th highest of All Time for any Telugu film.

    Coming to Profit loss details, the film has collected a distributor share of $1,207,000 which comes down to $1,007,000 ie, 7.20 Crores INR after deducting the expenses like VPF & Publicity. From Non-USA markets it has fetched another 3 Crores INR, to make it a total distributor share of 10.20 Crores INR in Overseas. The film was sold for 11.5 Crores INR which means the distributor has ended up with a loss of 1.30 Crores INR. It can be termed as an Above Average venture with around 10% loss for the distributor.

    Theatre ChainGrossDistributor Share
    Cinemark$972,000$535,000
    Regal / AMC$719,000$345,000
    Harkins$77,000$39,000
    Marcus$72,000$36,000
    Emagine$50,000$25,000
    New Vision Theatres$31,000$16,000
    Others$352,000$212,000
    Total $2,273,000$1,207,000
    VPF & Publicity$200,000
    USA Share (Excluding VPF)$1,007,000 (7.20 Crores)
    Other Countries Revenue3 Crores
    Oversas Rights11.50 Crores
    Profit/Loss in INR1.30 Crores Loss

    Verdict: Above Average

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    A grand 50 Days event for Sarileru Neekevvaru

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    Superstar Mahesh Babu tasted his career’s biggest hit with Sarileru Neekevvaru. The film directed by Anil Ravipudi raked massive revenues during the Sankranthi season. Mahesh Babu after wrapping up the promotional work flew to USA and he returned back recently. The makers of the film are in plans to celebrate the film’s success through a grand 50 days festival soon.

    The entire team of Sarileru Neekevvaru will celebrate the film’s success in the presence of the fans and the film’s distributors. The venue and the event date will be finalized and will be announced soon. Sarileru Neekevvaru featured Mahesh Babu, Rashmika Mandanna, Vijayashanthi, Prakash Raj in the lead roles. Anil Sunkara, Mahesh Babu and Dil Raju are the producers.

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru 22 days Worldwide Collections – Blockbuster in Telugu States But…

    Sarileru Neekevvaru has a decent third week as the film has collected a worldwide distributor share of 6 cr. This has taken three weeks’ total share of the film to 127.35 Cr. The film is a blockbuster in the Telugu States with a distributor share of 106.5 Cr & standing at All-Time Top 4 behind Baahubali2, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo & Baahubali. But the film is a loss venture outside the Telugu States mainly in Overseas where the distributor is going to lose about 1.50 Cr. The film can be called a Super Hit Worldwide.

    Below are the area wise 22 days shares

    AreaClosing Collections22 Days Collections2 Weeks CollectionsFirst Week Collections
    Nizam34.15 Cr33.65 Cr31.80 Cr26.30 Cr
    Ceeded15.20 Cr14.70 Cr14 Cr11.50 Cr
    UA18.50 Cr17.98 Cr16.70 Cr12 Cr
    Guntur9.85 Cr9.63 Cr9.30 Cr8.16 Cr
    East11.30 Cr11.04 Cr10.55 Cr8.18 Cr
    West7.50 Cr7.27 Cr6.93 Cr5.61 Cr
    Krishna8.60 Cr8.35 Cr8 Cr6.60 Cr
    Nellore 4.10 Cr3.86 Cr3.67 Cr3.02 Cr
    AP/TS109.20 Cr106.48 Cr100.95 Cr81.37 Cr
    ROI9.50 Cr9.45 Cr9.20 Cr7.80 Cr
    Overseas11.50 Cr 11.45 Cr 11.20 Cr 9.70 Cr
    Worldwide130.20 Cr127.38 Cr121.35 Cr98.87 Cr

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru is a blockbuster in the Telugu States – Stands at All Time Top 4

    Sarileru Neekevvaru is a blockbuster in the Telugu States as the film has collected a distributor share of more than 105 cr by the end of its third week. The film has now emerged as All-Time Top 4 earner in the Telugu States beating Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy and it will settle here. The film is the much needed blockbuster for the Mahesh Babu since Srimanthudu as even his successful films like Bharat Ane Nenu & Maharshi have faced losses in some of the areas. It has even done excellent business in the Ceeded area which is generally the weakest performing territory for the hero

    Top 5 Films in the Telugu States

    Baahubali 2 : The Conclusion
    Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo
    Baahubali: The Beginning
    Sarileru Neekevvaru
    Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru 2 weeks Worldwide Collections – All Time Top 5

    Sarileru Neekevvaru has a decent second week as the film has collected a worldwide share of 22.50 cr. This has taken two weeks worldwide total of the film to 121.35 cr. Now the film has entered into All-Time Top five earners of Telugu Cinema as it stands at 5th position. The film is a super hit in the Telugu States as it has done very well collecting a distributor share of 101 cr by the end of two weeks. It has also emerged as the fifth film to collect over 100cr distributor share after Baahubali, Baahubali2, Sye Raa & Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo in the Telugu States. The film has seen a drop in collections after the Sankranthi festival but that doesn’t matter much for the stakeholders as they are already into good profits. The main problem for the film is its performance outside the Telugu States where the stakeholders are going to lose on it. The other biggie Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo has affected it so much in the areas outside the Telugu States resulting in losses for the buyers.

    Below are the area wise 2 weeks shares

    AreaClosing Collections22 Days Collections2 Weeks CollectionsFirst Week Collections
    Nizam34.15 Cr33.65 Cr31.80 Cr26.30 Cr
    Ceeded15.20 Cr14.70 Cr14 Cr11.50 Cr
    UA18.50 Cr17.98 Cr16.70 Cr12 Cr
    Guntur9.85 Cr9.63 Cr9.30 Cr8.16 Cr
    East11.30 Cr11.04 Cr10.55 Cr8.18 Cr
    West7.50 Cr7.27 Cr6.93 Cr5.61 Cr
    Krishna8.60 Cr8.35 Cr8 Cr6.60 Cr
    Nellore 4.10 Cr3.86 Cr3.67 Cr3.02 Cr
    AP/TS109.20 Cr106.48 Cr100.95 Cr81.37 Cr
    ROI9.50 Cr9.45 Cr9.20 Cr7.80 Cr
    Overseas11.50 Cr 11.45 Cr 11.20 Cr 9.70 Cr
    Worldwide130.20 Cr127.38 Cr121.35 Cr98.87 Cr

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    New scenes to be added in Sarileru Neekevvaru

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    The makers of Sarileru Neekevvaru arranged a special press meet to thank the audience for the super success of the film. Mahesh Babu is currently holidaying in USA and will return back by the end of this month after which one more grand success meet will be celebrated. Director Anil Ravipudi revealed that a one and half minute episode between Mahesh Babu and Rao Ramesh will be added to the film in the third week.

    He said that they had to remove the episode due to length issues and now they are adding it as a bonus. Producers Anil Sunkara and Dil Raju attended the press meet. Sarileru Neekevvaru is the biggest hit in the career of Mahesh Babu till date and is raking decent revenues all over.

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    Shocking remunerations for Vijayashanthi and Tabu

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    Veteran actresses Vijayashanthi and Tabu returned back to Telugu cinema after more than a decade and both their respective films Sarileru Neekevvaru, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo released during Sankranthi season. Vijayashanthi who never wanted to return back to films was extremely convinced with Anil Ravipudi’s narration and signed the film. The actress was reportedly paid Rs 3 crores for her comeback. Her performance in the film received top class response.

    Tabu is making her comeback to Telugu cinema after a gap of 11 years. After listening to the script, it was Allu Aravind who suggested Tabu for the assignment. It is heard that she was paid more than what she gets for a Hindi film. Tabu too took home a fat pay cheque of Rs 3 crores for her 15 minutes role in the film revealed a source. Though some of them called it a disappointing comeback for Tabu, some of them argue that Tabu’s presence made the film look fresh.

    Vijayashanthi and Tabu took home more than the busiest character actors of Telugu cinema charge for a full-length role per film. What a comeback for these beauties.

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    US box office : Ala.. extends its strong run, SLN slows down

    Tollywood biggies Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo and Sarileru Neekevvaru have managed to tide over the dull phase at overseas box office as they took sensational openings last week. By the end of first week, they have collected a combined gross of over $ 4M in North America.

    In the second weekend, Ala Vaikunthapurramulo is continuing to dominate the box office by extending it’s strong run. After collecting $ 212K on Friday, the Trivikram directional had another terrific day with close to $ 280K on its second Saturday. The film is all set to enter $ 2.5M club and emerge as Trivikram’s career biggest hit by surpassing A..Aa. Aggressive pre release promotions due to blockbuster audio and promising trailers have given a very good start for Ala Vaikunthapurramlo in overseas. The positive word of mouth and superb reviews have further helped the film to have a dream run. Trade analysts are predicting that the film will enter $ 3M club in its full run. Apart from Baahubali series, only Bharat Ane Nenu and Rangasthalam have grossed more than $ 3M in overseas.

    Meanwhile, Mahesh Babu’s Sarileru Neekevvaru has considerably slowed down in the second week after a good first week. On its second Friday, the commercial entertainer collected $ 67K. There is hardly any sign of improvement on second Saturday as it collected close to $ 70K. The film will cross the $ 2M on Sunday and might end up within $ 2.5M in its full run. It may fall short of breakeven status. After Srimanthudu, Mahesh Babu’s next films failed to enter the profit zone in overseas. His previous films Bharat Ane Nenu and Maharshi have ended up with minor losses in overseas. Even though Sarileru Neekevvaru managed to mint strong revenues at domestic box office, the film has surely underperformed in overseas.

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru First Week Worldwide Collections – All Time Top 5

    Sarileru Neekevvaru has a good first week as the film has collected a worldwide distributor share of 98.60 cr. This is an all-time fifth highest first-week share for a Tollywood film as it has fell behind Saaho. The film has done very good business in the Telugu States, especially in Andhra Pradesh. It is a clean Hit in the Telugu States. It also stands at All-Time Top 3 among first-week shares in the Telugu States. The major concern for the film is its performance in the USA. It is struggling to put good numbers against the other biggie Ala Vaikunthapurramulo which is doing fantastic business there. The film is still a long away from breakeven here.

    Below are the area wise 7 days shares

    AreaClosing Collections22 Days Collections2 Weeks CollectionsFirst Week Collections
    Nizam34.15 Cr33.65 Cr31.80 Cr26.30 Cr
    Ceeded15.20 Cr14.70 Cr14 Cr11.50 Cr
    UA18.50 Cr17.98 Cr16.70 Cr12 Cr
    Guntur9.85 Cr9.63 Cr9.30 Cr8.16 Cr
    East11.30 Cr11.04 Cr10.55 Cr8.18 Cr
    West7.50 Cr7.27 Cr6.93 Cr5.61 Cr
    Krishna8.60 Cr8.35 Cr8 Cr6.60 Cr
    Nellore 4.10 Cr3.86 Cr3.67 Cr3.02 Cr
    AP/TS109.20 Cr106.48 Cr100.95 Cr81.37 Cr
    ROI9.50 Cr9.45 Cr9.20 Cr7.80 Cr
    Overseas11.50 Cr 11.45 Cr 11.20 Cr 9.70 Cr
    Worldwide130.20 Cr127.38 Cr121.35 Cr98.87 Cr

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru Blockbuster Celebrations

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru – $12 and under

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru will be continuing its successful run in about 215 locations in USA in week 2.

    Excellent talk and whole some entertainment is making this film a must watch for all movie lovers.

    Enjoy the Movie on Big Screen near you. We have made sure that Sarileru Neekevvaru is screening in many locations as much as we can.

    Tickets are priced at $12 and under from this Friday making it affordable for repeat audience.

    Sarileru Neekevvaru has collected over $1.86 Million in USA and is racing into 2 Million Dollar Club.

    For updated schedules Visit www.greatindiafilmsusa.com

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    Two months US Holiday loading for Mahesh

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    Superstar Mahesh Babu surprised Tollywood film fraternity after he wrapped up his recent offering Sarileru Neekevvaru in a record time of five months. The entire movie unit worked without breaks and they are extremely delighted with the film’s result now. Mahesh Babu who has been working without breaks already revealed that he would be on a break after the release of Sarileru Neekevvaru. He is currently busy with the post-release promotions of the film. Right after completing the promotions, he would head for a USA holiday.

    Mahesh will relax, refresh, roam around and will return back to Hyderabad after two months. Mahesh will then participate in the pre-production work of Vamshi Paidipally’s movie and will shoot for some of the endorsements signed earlier. He will also finalize his next projects before he starts the shoot of Vamshi Paidipally’s film.

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    Posters Battle between Sankranthi Biggies

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    Both the Sankranthi biggies Sarileru Neekevvaru and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo headed for a clash after which it was averted. Both the films released within a gap of a day and received a positive response from the audience. Sarileru Neekevvaru and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo are running with packed houses across the globe which left everyone happy. But the makers of both these films released posters with the numbers claiming themselves to have the real collections. This triggered a series of controversies and both the films are criticized for these posters.

    Calling themselves as the Real Sankranthi winners, the posters also created a stir across the circles of social media. With fan wars already taking the major lead over platforms like facebook and twitter, these posters gave the fans more power to fight and criticize the film of other actors. Such practice is sure unhealthy. Hope this gets end soon.

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru 3 days Worldwide Collections – Good

    Sarileru Neekevvaru has collected a worldwide distributor share of over 63 Cr by the end of its first Monday. The film has held good on its first Monday ie, the third day in the domestic markets though it has dropped in the Overseas. It has collected a distributor share of 7.35 Cr on the third day in the Telugu States which is a good number. The film will take advantage of the festival period starting today and continue this momentum for the next 3 days.

    Below are the area wise 3 days shares

    AreaPre Release Business3 Days Collections2 Days CollectionsDay 1 Collections
    Nizam24 Cr15.50 Cr 12.30 Cr8.66 Cr
    Ceeded10.80 Cr6.16 Cr5.15 Cr3.70 Cr
    UA10Cr6.50 Cr5.38 Cr4.04 Cr
    Guntur7.20 Cr6.11 Cr5.65 Cr5.15 Cr
    East7.20 Cr4.54 Cr4.04 Cr3.35 Cr
    Krishna 6 Cr 4.23 Cr3.76 Cr3.07 Cr
    West6Cr3.52 Cr3.15 Cr2.72 Cr
    Nellore3 Cr1.78 Cr1.55 Cr1.27 Cr
    AP/TS74.20 Cr (76.50 Cr including P&P)48.34 Cr40.98 Cr31.96 Cr
    ROI9.50 Cr6.15 Cr 5.50 Cr
    Overseas13 Cr8.60 Cr8.30 Cr
    Worldwide99 Cr (Including P&P)63.09 Cr 54.78 Cr

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    Mahesh remuneration for SLN – Never before…

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    Superstar Mahesh Babu’s recent offering Sarileru Neekevvaru is doing well all over. This Anil Ravipudi directorial presented Mahesh as an Army Major and the actor returned to mass genre after a while with this project. The actor is said to have taken the non-theatrical rights of Sarileru Neekevvaru as his remuneration for the film. The non-theatrical rights of Sarileru Neekevvaru fetched Rs 49 crores which made Mahesh Babu emerge as the highest-paid actor of Telugu cinema till date.

    Mahesh took home Rs 20 crores for Maharshi and for Sarileru Neekevvaru, he got more than the double he charged for Maharshi. Mahesh Babu is currently enjoying the success of Sarileru Neekevvaru and he is partying along with the team. He is also busy with the post-release promotions of Sarileru Neekevvaru. He would fly for a long holiday next week and will start working for Vamshi Paidipally’s film from May. 

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru – Salute to Indian Army

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    Great India Films is happy to be associated with Sarileru Neekevvaru. Film has collected over $1.65 Million in USA and is still going strong.

    Movie has a great message and will definitely increase additional respect to Army soldiers. Thanks for Sarileru Neekevvaru team for glorifying and paying respect to Indian Army. Movie is packed with all ingredients entertaining the whole family.

    Enjoy this Festival with Family and Friends by watching Sarileru Neekevvaru on Big screen near you.

    We are also adding couple of new locations that got missed due to unavailability of screens.

    Check greatindiafilmsusa.com for updated schedules.

    Sarileru Neekevvaru – Salute to Indian Army

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    Sarileru Neekevvaru 2 days Worldwide Collections – Very Good

    Sarileru Neekevvaru has a very good weekend as the film has collected a worldwide distributor share of 54.80 Cr. After a very good opening day, the film has held very well on its second day despite a new release. Next 7 days are going to be crucial for the film as it has to be seen how it will stand against Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo which is also carrying good reports.

    Below are the area wise 2 days shares

    AreaPre Release Business3 Days Collections2 Days CollectionsDay 1 Collections
    Nizam24 Cr15.50 Cr 12.30 Cr8.66 Cr
    Ceeded10.80 Cr6.16 Cr5.15 Cr3.70 Cr
    UA10Cr6.50 Cr5.38 Cr4.04 Cr
    Guntur7.20 Cr6.11 Cr5.65 Cr5.15 Cr
    East7.20 Cr4.54 Cr4.04 Cr3.35 Cr
    Krishna 6 Cr 4.23 Cr3.76 Cr3.07 Cr
    West6Cr3.52 Cr3.15 Cr2.72 Cr
    Nellore3 Cr1.78 Cr1.55 Cr1.27 Cr
    AP/TS74.20 Cr (76.50 Cr including P&P)48.34 Cr40.98 Cr31.96 Cr
    ROI9.50 Cr6.15 Cr 5.50 Cr
    Overseas13 Cr8.60 Cr8.30 Cr
    Worldwide99 Cr (Including P&P)63.09 Cr 54.78 Cr

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    Reader Writes : Sarileru Neekevvaru – A low denominator entertainer

    The Opening shot of Mahesh babu who plays Army Major Ajay Krishna in Sarileru Neekevvaru is that of him admiringly staring at the National Flag.This is symbolic of the superficiality and banality of this film. Of course the trailer and promotions promise exactly this, a Sankranthi commercial masala film. I don’t mind a formula film tailored to excite Mahesh babu’s fans, I just wish there was more thought and bit more imagination while being fully commercial.

    The screenplay chugs along swiftly ticking off all expected tropes starting with a Action episode, comedy sequence an Interval bang etc. Major Ajay stationed in Kashmir is assigned with a mission to rescue children from terrorists. During this operation, his name sake and colleague (Satyadev) is severely injured. Ajay (Mahesh Babu) is sent to help out the family of his injured colleague (Satyadev). Satyadev’s mother Professor Bharthi played by Vijayshanthi is an honest and upright professor who is awaiting her son’s arrival for the marriage of his sister.

    Ajay embarks on a train journey and this is an extended comedy episode involving the lead actress Rashmika Mandana, Sangeetha and other ensemble cast. The scenes here resemble the staple material in all Anil Ravipudi films, characters with a defined mannerism repeating dialogues like “Never before Ever After”. Whats disappointing here is, not only are scenes slapstick but the fact the jokes are centered around rape. In a scene during this episode, the heroine accuses the hero of raping her, so that she could force him to marry her. of course this is all done in a light and comedic vein but in these times of Me Too, better judgement should have prevailed and such jokes about rape should have been avoided. This lack of judgement is a fall from grace for the actress Rashmika whose previous film Dear Comrade was exactly about the issue of sexual harassment. Mahesh babu who is a brand ambassador for MARD should have been much more vigilant. The story now shifts to kurnool where professor Bharathi and her family is in deep trouble due to a dangerous and evil local politician played in his typical style by Prakash Raj. You pretty much know what follows next.

    what works for the film is, the pacing. Director Anil ravipudi manages to keep it pacy and never bore the audience. How much you would like the film really depends on what your seeking for, if you enjoy familiarity and looking for Mahesh babu to show unbridled energy with full conviction, then you have this in abundance. In the rest of the cast, Vijayshanthi makes a terrific comeback. She is dignified yet compelling in her performance.

    Overall Sarileru Neekevvaru is a low denominator entertainer, I did not regretting seeing it nor would i regret missing it.

    vidyuth chikoti

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