Chennai, Jan 28:
After a series of flops, actor-producer Kalyan Ram has tasted success in the form of his latest Telugu release “Pataas”, which is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The film has minted about Rs. 8 crore in its opening weekend.
“Not only has ‘Pataas’ minted money, but it has witnessed increase in number shows in theatres as well. A low-budget film, it has grossed Rs. 8 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. Since the shows have been increased from Monday, it continues to do well at the box-office,” trade analyst Trinath told IANS.
Directed by debutant Anil Ravipudi, the film also features Shruti Sodhi, Ashutosh Rana, Srinivas Reddy, Jayaprakash Reddy and late comedian M.S Narayana.
Kalyan plays a policeman with a weakness for corruption in the film. Sai Kumar also essayed an important role.
Kalyan’s last few releases such as “Jayeebhava”, “Kathi” and “OM 3D” bombed at the box-office. (IANS)