Hyderabad: Koratala Shiva's debut directorial venture Mirchi starring
Anushka and Richa in leads, has struck gold at the Box Office. The
Telugu movie has surpassed Rs 40 crore mark at the worldwide
collection centres in just 17 days. Trade experts say that this
film has become the biggest opener and highest grosser in the
career of the Rebel star. It is still running strong in many
centres across globe.
Having soared up the viewers' curiosity to sky high,
Mirchi released in large number of screens worldwide on
February 8 and opened to an earth shattering response everywhere.
The film did record breaking collection at the Box Office in the
first week. Although several much-hyped movies like
Okkadine, Chammak Challo, Pizza,
David and Jabardasth have released in the
following weeks, the Prabhas-Anushka-Richa starrer is still doing
well at the ticket windows.
Reports suggest that Mirchi has raked in Rs 16 crores
from its screens in Nizam and Ceded areas and collected Rs 18
crores from other areas of Andhra Pradesh in 17 days. The movie has
grossed Rs 3.36 crores ($6,22,807) at the USA Box Office. Its
collection in Karnataka and other parts of country is also good and
has taken its grand total beyond Rs 40 crore mark by end of the
However, Koratala Shiva's wonderful story and screenplay,
Prabhas' excellent performance Anushka and Richa's glamour, Devi
Sri Prasad's music and beautiful picturisation are the biggest
strengths of the movie Mirchi. These aspects are the
reasons for the huge success of the film. Now, the trade experts in
Tollywood feel that the movie will cross Rs 50 crore mark at the
Box Office very soon.