Abhimanyudu Collections: Abhimanyudu starring Vishal and Samantha Akkineni, was released on last Friday and received a thumping response from the audiences and critics. The action thriller film Abhimanyudu is the dubbed Telugu version of Tamil hit movie Irumbu Thirai. According to the traders report, Abhimanyudu has collected Rs 6.35 Cr gross at the box office of both Telugu States after the successful run of 1st Weakened.
The area-wise break up are as follows:
Nizam: Rs 2.88 Cr
Ceded:Rs 68 Lakhs
Uttarandhra :Rs 75 Lakhs
Guntur :Rs 54 Lakhs
Krishna: Rs 57 Lakhs
West: Rs 25 Lakhs
East: Rs 40 Lakhs
Nellore :Rs 28 Lakhs
Total AP/TS Gross Collection: Rs 6.35 Cr
Abhimanyudu is directed by PS Mithran, and produced by Vishal himself under the banner of Vishal Film Factory whereas the film has the music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Apart from the lead pair, the film has other stars like Delhi Ganesh, Robo Shankar, Kaali Venkat, G. Marimuthu, Kavithalaya Krishnan, Suman, Vincent Asokan, Gemini Mani, Madhusudhan Rao, Mahanadi Shankar, Vivek Prasanna in important roles.
Vishal plays an army officer whereas Samantha plays a doctor Rathi Devi. Abhimanyudu marks Vishal’s first collaboration with Action King Arjun, who plays the main antagonist. Abhimanyudu has become a hattrick film to Samantha after her recent releases Sukumar’s Rangasthalam and Nag Ashwin’s Mahanati which went on to become blockbuster hits and still running to packed theatres. Abhimanyudu explores the serious consequences of cyber crime and it’s effect on online consumers.
On the other side, currently Vishal is busy in his next upcoming film Sandakozhi 2 , helmed by N. Linguswamy. The film features Vishal in a dual role as father and Son. Keerthy Suresh is on the board to play the female lead role. Vishal will also be seen in upcoming action and comedy movie Madha Gaja Raja which is post production stage whereas Samantha Akkineni is shooting for Telugu and Tamil remake of U Turn.