Mahesh Babu's "Srimanthudu" getting an earth-shattering response at the worldwide box office,
Tollywood prince Mahesh Babu is now gave a different entertainer to his fans. The film is kind of a full packed one, which will satisfy all verity of audiences. From romance, fight with villains, family sentiments, comedy, flashback and afterall everything.
Its promos have worked in favour of the movie and garnered a lot attention. In addition, its makers had organised many promotional events for the flick. The huge hype helped the film register an average of 70% advance booking for its opening day in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and a few other parts of the globe.
Released in around 2,500 cinema halls, "Srimanthudu" opened to a massive response with theatres witnessing unprecedented crowd in most centres. The movie ran to packed houses in almost all centres in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. The film witnessed an average of 90% footfalls in other parts of India and abroad in all morning, matinee, evening and night shows.
Harsha(Mahesh Babu) is the son of a multi-millionaire named Ravikanth(Jagapathi Babu). He is quite simple in life and shares different ideologies to his father. One fine day, he meets Charusheela (Shruthi Haasan) and gradually falls in love with her.
Twist in the tale arises when Charusheela rejects Harsha’s proposal and reveals him a shocking truth about his native place and its problems. An upset Harsha, now sets on a personal mission to his village and encounters Sasi(Sampath) and his gang who are troubling the villagers big time.
Rest of the story is as to how Harsha’s personal mission becomes a revolution and helps the villagers grow and prosper in the future.
Screenplay by Koratala Siva is apt but some scenes during the second half could have been removed to make the proceedings racy.Dialogues are novel and will connect with the common man quite easily.
Camerawork by Madhie is top class as all the visuals look quite pleasing. The way he has showcased the village atmosphere during the second half is pretty good.
Fights by Anal Arsu need special mention as they look quite new and have been choreographed very stylishly.
DSP’s music is pretty good and grows on you once you watch his songs on screen.
Coming to the director Koratala Shiva, he has done an awesome job and showcased Mahesh like never before. The way he brings out a settled performance and presents Mahesh in an emotional avatar is quite endearing. Shiva narrates the film without any unnecessary commercial aspects and injects some meaningful family moments which will surely go well with everyone.
Srimanthudu is a stunning emotional family drama which will hit the right chords with one and all. Mahesh Babu’s career best performance and a novel concept are huge assets. A simple, clean and meaningful family entertainer, that will love all kind of audiences.
Box Office Report
Budget : 52 crore (US$8.1 million)*
Collection : 30.9crores(worldwide)*
*The box office collection/budget may slightly change. Its not an official report, just by trade analysis reports