Jr NTR starrer Aravinda Sametha is having a great run at the box office with its collections soaring. The film had reportedly collected Rs 60 crore on day one of its release of which Rs 40 crore were from the Telugu states of Andhra and Telangana. And trade circles have pointed out that it has collected Rs 120 crore worldwide on its first weekend thereby pushing Mahesh Babu’s Bharat Ane Nenu which collected Rs 93 crores and Ram Charan Teja starrer Rangasthalam which collected Rs 93.5 crore to second and third places respectively.
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.
Directed by Trivikram Srinivas with whom Jr NTR is associating for the first time, Aravinda Sametha has Pooja Hegde pairing up with the hero. 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.
While Jr NTR and Pooja Hegde play the lead pair in this action entertainer, its star cast also has Eesha Rebba, Sunil, Jagapati Babu, Naga Babu, Rao Ramesh, Supriya Pathak, Sithara, Brahmaji and Ravi Prakash in supporting roles.
Trivikram Srinivas, after the Agnyathavasi debacle, was looking to score a big hit and it has happened with Aravinda Sametha. With the film going strong at the box office, the team is on a celebratory mode.
According to sources, Jr NTR will be moving over to the SS Rajamouli multi-starrer in which he will be sharing the screen space with Ram Charan Teja. The principal shooting of the film will begin by end of November. However, an official confirmation about the same is awaited.
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