Geetha Govindam, which premiered in the US on August 14 and in India a day later is doing well at the box office. It is well received by film buffs, critics and even celebs. The latest to join the list of celebrities to heap praises on the film is Mahesh Babu. He took to Twitter to post to mark his appreciation.
Geetha Govindam is a winner... Thoroughly enjoyed it! @TheDeverakonda and @iamRashmika are absolutely brilliant! @actorsubbaraju and @vennelakishore deserve a special mention :) Congrats to the entire team!!!â€” Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) August 16, 2018
Geetha Govindam is about the lead pair â€“ Geetha played by Rashmika Mandanna and Govind played by Vijay Devarakonda. The story revolves around Govind with a roving eye for women and his girlfriendGeetha. What happens to the lead pair forms the story of Geetha Govindam. Bankrolled by Bunny Vas under his banner GA2 Pictures, the film is directed by Parasuram, whose last outing was Srirastu Subamastu. Ace producer Allu Aravind will be presenting Geetha Govindam.
The actors playing supporting roles in the film are Vennela Kishore, Subbaraju, Rahul Ramakrishna, Sandhya Janak, Kalyani N and Abhay Bethiganti. The technical crew of Geetha Govindam includes Gopi Sunder for music, Martand K. Venkatesh for editing, Manikandan for camerawork, and Ramana Vanka for art direction.
According to trade reports, the filmâ€™s BO collections stood at Rs 16.1 crores on day one. The breakup from sources in the trade are that the film collected Rs 8.4 crores at the prestigious Nizam and Andhra region while in the US it was Rs 4.2 crores and in the other regions it amounted to Rs 3.5 crores.
Considering the fact that Geetha Govindam is a medium budget film, the day one collections at the box office is too good, opine trade analysts. Interestingly, the filmâ€™s pre-release business amounted to Rs 15 crores. And the collections are sure to soar high over the weekend.
With Geetha Govindam opening to positive reviews and good box office collections, Vijay Devarakondaâ€™s star status has just gone up. He has three other films â€“ Taxiwala, NOTA and Dear Comrade lined up for release and in different stages of production.
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