Ajith Kumar's dream run, which started with Arrambam, has continued as his Veerudokkade, the Telugu version of his Veeram, has opened up to positive reviews. The audience from Andhra Pradesh seems to have given good reviews for the dubbed version of the Tamil flick.
As far as critics are concerned, Veerudokkade got mixed
reviews as they did not find it as a regular masala movie with
nothing new in it. But it appears like audience have liked it as
they found the film as a perfect commercial entertainer.
After the success of Veeram, there were attempts to
remake it in Telugu rather than dubbing it. There was a huge demand
for the remake rights, which made Vijaya Productions plan for its
remake in Tollywood. The talks were on and Venkatesh and
Nagarjuna were approached. But the actors, in spite of liking the
project, turned down the offer for different reasons.
It forced Vijaya Productions to change their strategy and sell
the dubbing rights. Omix Creations came forward and purchased the
However, the early reports emerging from trader says that
Veerudokkade has got a good opening at Andhra Pradesh Box
Office. Though the figures are not available at this stage, the
industry observers say that the first day collection has met the
No Big Straight Release
Traders say that as there was no big straight release,
Veerudokkade got good response. The collection is expected
to increase in the weekend.
Family Entertainer With Commercial Elements
Ajith Kumar and Tamanna Bhatia starrer Veerudokkade is
a family entertainer, which is high on action quotient. The film
has all the necessary commercial elements that go well with
Ajith Kumar's strong screen presence, Santhanam's comedy, good
storyline and songs have worked in Veeram. It appears like
this factors are working at AP Box Office too for
Veeram is the story of four brothers played by Ajith
Kumar, Vidharth, Munish and Bala. It was directed by
Siruthai Siva and produced by Vijaya Productions.
Veeram was made with the budget of Rs 35 crores and it
managed to cross Rs 50-crore-mark at the Box Office.