Telugu film Waltair Veerayya continues to be Chiranjeevi’s most successful film since his comeback seven years ago with Khaidi No 150. The film has grossed over ₹200 crore worldwide in just ten days. As per film trade analyst, it is set to become the highest-grossing film in Chiranjeevi’s career. Also read: Waltair Veerayya box office day 7 collection: Chiranjeevi’s film crosses ₹150 crore worldwide. emerges as a mega-hit
Directed by Bobby Kolli, Waltair Veerayya features Chiranjeevi in the role of a fisherman who helps a local police officer in nabbing an infamous drug peddler, who escapes from police custody and flees to Malaysia. The film also stars Ravi Teja in a key role.
The makers took to Twitter to share a poster which confirmed that the film has breached the ₹200 crore club. Reacting to the new milestone, a fan wrote in the comment section, “Sir please do this kind of films. Please don’t do remakes. We don’t want them! This is the huge result of a straight movie.” “Mega star for a reason, ” added another one. Someone else also went on to call Chiranjeevi as ‘God of masses.’
Meanwhile, Chiranjeevi on Monday interacted with fans from 27 American cities over a video call. He took to Twitter to share a glimpse of the live interaction. In the video, an extremely happy Chiranjeevi was seen talking to fans. He told them that he was so happy with their love that he can even afford to skip having breakfast because both his heart and tummy are full.
Waltair Veerayya was released for the Sankranti festival last Friday. It clashed at the box office with Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Veera Simha Reddy, which was released one day in advance and managed to do well at the box office, too.
Last week, Chiranjeevi shared a video of a kid dancing his heart out to a song, Poonakalu Loading from his film. “What a bundle of Joy. With rocking tiny fans like these, ‘Poonakalu Loading’ looks set for the next generation too,” Chiranjeevi tweeted.
While Chiranjeevi is now basking in the success of Waltair Veerayya, he will soon commence work on his next Telugu project, Bholaa Shankar, a remake of the Tamil film Vedalam. The film, directed by Meher Ramesh, also stars Tamannaah Bhatia and Keerthy Suresh in key roles.
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