Hindi audiences are responding overwhelmingly to “Karthikeya-2” starring Nikhil Siddharth. Thanks to strong word of mouth and a compelling plot, this adventure thriller is playing on more and more screens across the Hindi-speaking region.
With only 50 screens when it first debuted in the Hindi-speaking world, “Karthikeya-2” today has between 1500 and 2000 theaters. In the next few days, it is anticipated that the Nikhil starrer will perform better than major Bollywood releases like “Laal Singh Chaddah” and “Raksha Bandhan.” Due to high demand from the audience, Hindi Land’s exhibitors intend to increase the number of theaters for the weekend to 3000. Within the restricted screen count, the first four days of the Hindi version’s sales totaled almost 3 crores. Trade analysts predict a big upcoming weekend for this movie. Early predictions indicate that the Hindi-language lifetime share of the movie will reach 15 crore.
‘Karthikeya-2’ is already a huge sensation in the Telugu states. The movie has already crossed the break even in just three days. “Karthikeya-2” has grossed 24 crore alone in Telugu states. The movie earned an additional $700 in gross revenue in the overseas market. Cumulatively the film already has grossed 35 crore worldwide.
Karthikeya-2 is the follow up to 2014’s ‘Karthikeya’. The film stars Nikhil Siddharth and Anupama Parameshwaran in the lead roles. It is helmed by Chandoo Mondeti and produced by Abhishek Agarwal Arts and People Media Factory. Kaala Bhairava composed the music. The cinematography and editing were done by Karthik Ghattamaneni.