Despite being released at a critical situation, when people are facing problem with unavailability of notes of lower denominations, Young and energetic hero Nikhil Siddharth’s ‘Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’ has become grand success. The film stood as highest grosser in Nikhil’s career by collecting ?38 crores in just 30 days and proved that if content is good, nothing can stop its success. Interesting thing is that this socio thriller is still running with houseful collections in weekends.
Nikhil Siddharth, who has given super hit films with different story and screenplay, has played the lead role in this interesting entertainer. Hebah Patel, Nandita Swetha and Avika Gor are the female leads. VI Anand of ‘Tiger’ fame has directed this neon love story. This socio thriller has been produced by P Venkateswara Rao under Meghana Arts banner. The film has garnered super hit talk right from the release day itself. It had good openings right from Anakapalli to America and has grossed ?20 crores in the first week. In US, the film has collected nearly million dollars and is successfully running towards 50 days. On this occasion, the film unit has celebrated grand 30 days function.
Speaking at the success meet, producer D Suresh Babu congratulated the team for the grand success of the film and said, “The film ‘Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’ has become huge success despite being released at a critical situation. Thanks to Telugu audience for supporting Telugu cinema. Nikhil’s acting is superb. Heroines have given wonderful performance. I wish the director Anand will have better future.”
Congratulating the EPC team, hero Allu Sirish said, “I have watched all films of Nikhil. All are good. He is riding high by choosing different concept films. The success of the film is unexpected during the time of demonetisation of 500 and 1000 rupee notes.”
Producer Dil Raju said, “The impact of the ban on old 500 and 1000 rupee notes is more on the film industry. I am very happy that ‘Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’ has become huge success at such a critical situation also. The film has crossed many obstacles during the release and finally earned good profits to the team. I wish we will get many more such good films.”
An elated Nikhil said, “The film stood as the best film in my career. ‘Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’. During the release of the film, everyone in the industry suggested us that it’s not the correct time to release the film. Dil Raju garu and D Suresh Babu garu have given lot of support for the release of the film and became part of the success of the film. Entire team have kept our heart and soul for the good outcome of the film and now, we are celebrating the success.”
On this occasion, director VI Anand thanked all media friends for supporting the team. Heroine Hebah Patel thanked directors and producers and her co-stars for supporting her.