Tamil actor Karthi’s ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’ directed by Mani Ratnam dubbed into Telugu and released as ‘Cheliya’ on April 7th. The film received bad to mixed reports from the critics and the general public, which affected its box office run at the Telugu states. As the movie’s talk is poor, its theatrical business closed within 2 weeks of its release now.
It raked Rs 2.65 crores share from Two Telugu states Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in its final run at the ticket window. On the other hand, the USA collections of Cheliya in total run grossed $107k, with a share amount of Rs 24.05 lakhs.
On the whole, Karthi – Aditi Rao Hydari’s romantic drama ‘Cheliya’ minted Rs 2.89 crores share in its final run at the worldwide box office.
Even though there is no official confirmation on Theatrical rights price of Cheliya, it was reported that the film is a huge loss venture for its buyers as it incurred more than 50% loss.