Rangasthalam, which hit the silver screens on March 30, has turned out to be one of the biggest hits in the Telugu film industry. While the box office collections are soaring, the film’s positive reviews and good word of mouth is helping it to reach greater heights.
While Ram Charan’s uncle and the Power Star of Tollywood Pawan Kalyan who was at the special screening of Rangasthalam recently praised the team for coming up with a blockbuster hit, the latest to join the bandwagon happens to be the Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi.
He had tweeted: “Chitti Babu sound engineer!!! So happy for my bro #RamCharan & the Massive Blockbuster success of #Rangasthalam! What a brilliant transformation! You are a ‘Mega’ combo of superstar & superperformer! God bless, proud of u man! Big congrats to the super talented team! Take a bow! (sic).”
Chitti Babu sound engineer!!! So happy for my bro #RamCharan & the Massive Blockbuster success of #Rangasthalam!What a brilliant transformation! You are a ‘Mega’ combo of superstar & superperformer! God bless, proud of u man! Big congrats to the super talented team! Take a bow! pic.twitter.com/pVB5W4w05B— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) April 13, 2018
Rangasthalam, according to trade sources, has collected Rs 175 crores worldwide and is still going strong at the box office. The film recorded as the second biggest hit of Telugu cinema, next only to SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali. Following this, the film is all set to be dubbed into several Indian languages - Malayalam, Tamil, Bhojpuri and Hindi Several other languages are under consideration as well.
The film was bankrolled by Y Naveen, Y Ravi Sankar and CV Mohan under the banner Mythri Movie Makers on a budget of Rs 60 crores. Reports are that the film’s theatrical rights had fetched its makers close to Rs 80 crores and it earned its distributors about Rs 110 crores, which means it has earned a profit of Rs. 30 crores for its distributors. It may be noted here that the film was distributed by Ram Charan’s Konidela Production Company.
The film, directed by Sukumar, stars Ram Charan Teja and Samantha Akkineni as the lead pair with Aadhi Pinisetty, Anasuya Bharadwaj and Jagapati Babu also included to the star cast. Devi Sri Prasad had composed music for this venture with R Rathnavelu being its cinematographer and Navin Nooli as the editor.
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