Vivekam, the Telugu version of superstar Ajith Kumar’s Tamil film Vivegam, is set to storm the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana box office this weekend. Vivekam, the Telugu version of superstar Ajith Kumar’s Tamil film Vivegam, is set to release in the theatres on August 24 and it will become a big hit at the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana box office.
Ajith is one of the most popular Tamil actors of his generation in the Telugu speaking states, where he has a decent fan following. His previous movies were dubbed and released in Telugu and they have done a decent business in AP/T box office. Now, the actor is gearing up to dazzle the screens in the Telugu speaking states with his next outing Vivekam, which is directed by Siva of Veeram and Vedalam.
Vivekam features Kajal Aggarwal in the female lead. She is one of most sought-after actresses in Tollywood and she enjoys a huge fan following in the Telugu speaking states. Her presence in the film will surely drive huge crowds to theatres. Vivek Oberoi, who earned some fans in Telugu states with Rakta Charitra series, is another plus point for the film’s business.
Going by the booking status in BookMyShow, most of the tickets have been sold for the first weekend in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Several websites crashed due to an unprecedented demand over tickets. Considering the craze it has among fans, Vivegam is expected to have a massive opening in the southern states after Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. Made on a whopping budget of Rs 100 crore, the distribution and satellite rights have been bagged for a record price. The theatre owners are expecting high returns at the box office. As per trade pundits, Vivegam is expected to rake in more than Rs 150 crore at the box office.