Mangaluru: `Chalipolilu’ which had created hype even before its release has lived up to the expectations of the audience. The movie is minting money at the box office and the sources have revealed that the film has broken all the previous records of Tulu film industry.
Speaking to the media Prakash Pandeshwar, producer of the movie said, the movie has collected Rs. 45, 79, 776 in its first week in ten theatres across South Kanara and Udupi district. This is a clear sign that the audience has accepted the movie which tickles your funny bones for a complete two and a half hours.
The film is still running to packed houses in all the theatres in its second week and the movie is all set to run for hundred days without any obstacle. As other theatre owners also demanding for the film the movie will be released in Kasargod, Puttur, Sullia and in other places soon. After which the movie will be screened at Bengaluru, Mumbai and in foreign countries said Veerendra Shetty Kavoor, the director of the movie who is overwhelmed by the response of the audience. Jagannath Shetty Bala, the executive producer and actor Laxman Kumar were present.
In the mean time character artist of Sandalwood Padmaja Rao arrived to the city on Thursday to watch Chalipolilu. Speaking to the media the veteran actress said, Chalipolilu is my third film in Tulu. Chalipolilu has given me more recognition than I ever expected from a Tulu movie. In Kannda movies I was restricted to play only mother and in law characters. But in Chalipolilu the director gave me Gharwali character which was totally different from my earlier roles and audience has appreciated my new avatar. For this I am thankful to the debutant director she added.
Over all Jayakirana films team has given Tulu movie audience a much awaited freshness which was needed after many Tulu movies failing to reach up to the mark.
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