According to the trader report, Mahesh Babu starrer social message oriented drama Srimanthudu, directed by Koratala Siva collected Rs 22.34 Cr shares in Nizam whereas Venkatesh starrer F2 Fun and Frustration has minted Rs 22.47 Cr after the successful run of 1 month. In this manner F2 has crushed the collection records of Srimanthudu in Nizam area.
Mahesh Babu starrer Srimanthudu, is directed by Koratala Siva and is produced by Y. Naveen, Y. Ravi Shankar and C. V. Mohan under their banner Mythri Movie Makers. Mahesh Babu co-produced the film under his banner G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd and played the role of Harsha Vardhan, Shruti Haasan played the female lead role. Apart from the lead pair, the film had other stars like. Jagapathi Babu, Rajendra Prasad, Sampath Raj, Mukesh Rishi, Sukanya and Harish Uthaman in supporting roles. Currently Mahesh Babu is working for his 25th project Maharshi, which is being helmed by Vamsi Paidipally.
On the otherside, F2 Fun and Frustration is produced by Dil Raju on Sri Venkateswara Creations .It was recorded as a blockbuster. On the work side, Venkatesh will be next seen sharing the screen space with Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in upcoming multistarrer Venky Mama in which Shriya Saran and Rakul Preet Singh will play the female lead roles.