Tollywood star N Balakrishna was at the Aravinda Sametha success meet held recently and praised the entire team for the efforts to make the venture a big success. The actor-turned-politician lauded director Trivikram Srinivas for making a film that gave importance to the women characters in it and praised Pooja Hegde for her performance. Balayya also took the opportunity to thank the audiences for making Aravinda Sametha a grand success.
He also spoke highly of his brother Hari Krishna, who passed away recently in a road accident. Balayya recalled during the event that Hari Krishna was instrumental in helping their dad, NT Rama Rao, form the Telugu Desam Party. Hari Krishna was also Jr NTR’s father.
On stage, audience got to see Jr NTR, the film’s lead star and his uncle Balayya sharing a good rapport.
Directed by Trivikram Srinivas with whom Jr NTR had associated for the first time, Aravinda Sametha has Pooja Hegde pairing up with the hero.
The film has been declared as a blockbuster hit as it has crossed a magnificent mark of $2 million at the USA box office. Aravinda Sametha becomes the second film in Jr NTR's career after Nannaku Prematho to cross this mark.
The film is bankrolled by S Radha Krishna under his banner Haarika & Hassine Creations on a big budget. Its technical crew includes S Thaman for music, PS Vinod for cinematography and Naveen Nooli and Nithin Mc for editing. The film had reportedly collected Rs 60 crore on day one of its release of which Rs 40 crore were from the Telugu states Andhra and Telangana.
It may be noted here that Jr NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa’s collections stood at Rs 130.90 crore and for Janatha Garage it was Rs 134.80 crore. This is the star’s third film crossing the Rs 100 crore mark on the first weekend.
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