Actor-director Sudeep's new film 73, Shanthi Nivas is getting lot of appreciation from the family audience. The theatres screening the film that are reporting that around 70 percent of the audience are women. There has been even a whisper of criticism concerning the film. Every viewer has been appreciating the quality of the film.
Sudeep says that he is happy that Kannada audiences have liked the film. He said his only worry is that the monsoon rains which prove fatal to the films success. That is why Sudeep is planning a big publicity drive to boost his film.
Sudeep, who called the press to describe his emotional journey after the film's release in theatres, said that the film's premier show had really made him proud of his achievement. I had invited the entire film industry fraternity to this film. The response was fantastic. Ravichandran sir came all the way to the film with his make up. Veterans to even new comers showed lot of enthusiasm to see the film.
He added, "Infact, Upendra and Darshan came a little late to the film's premeire and saw that the whole auditorium was full. I watched the film along with Uppi sir and Darshan by standing near the door. For full three-hour duration of the film, Darshan and Uppi were standing with me and watching the film.
He added with excitement, "And can you believe that some people in the industry had spread rumors about the differences between me and Darshan. Even a new comer like Prajwal was emotional after seeing the film and was in tears when he explained in detail why he liked the film. All the artists in the film were here to show that they were with me. And the way they showed concern to promote my clean film was really fantastic' says Sudeep.
Sudeep is sure that his film is bound to stabilize in the days to come and hopes that the media will support him in a big way. "From the day the film was released, I have been receiving calls congratulating me for making a clean and family oriented film. Now, I am happy to say that large number of family audience is encouraging my efforts. I will not forget the response that I had received for the first three days of the screening in the Santosh theatre. I am thankful for my fans for providing me a big support after the release of the film' he added.