Challenging Star Darshan's Jaggu Dada has completed 50 days in a few centers of Karnataka. The movie has continued its run in a few centers now and expected to complete 100 days in a theater or two.
The success of this movie was very important for Darshan as it has been some time since Darshan tasted success. His last few outings Viraat, Mr. Airavatha did not succeed as he expected.
Also, Jaggu Dada was produced and directed by debutant Raghavendra Hegde. Songs and teaser did not create buzz like Darshan's previous movie Mr. Airavatha. This factors added to the worry of Darshan fans, who wanted their hero to deliver success.
Contrary to the trade expectations, movie was off to a fantastic start and did extraordinary collections in the first weekend. The movie did good business for the first few weeks with family audiences loving the movie.
Openings which the movie got, was only because of the Challenging Star Darshan. He could pull this off without the movie having any big names. Fans call this as 'One Man Show' and they are very right in saying this as box-office numbers confirm this as well.
With the above response, the movie was declared a super hit and Challenging Star Darshan's return to success. Apart from Darshan's performance, Ravishankar's performance, script and comedy was widely appreciated.
V. Harikrishna was the music director. HC Venu was the cinematographer. Bollywood writer Yunus Saajawal worked on the script along with director Raghavendra Hegde.
Currently, Darshan is shooting for Chakravarthy in which his brother Dinakar makes acting debut as the antagonist. Writer Chintan makes his debut as a director. The movie will hit screens in the latter part of the year.