First Day Collection of Puneeth’s Raajakumara
Puneeth Rajkumar has collaborated with Santhosh Ananddram of Mr and Mrs Ramachari fame for his new film Raajakumara. The Kannada film, which will be released on Friday, marks the debut of Priya Anand in Kannada. The movie boasts of powerhouse performers like Prakash Raj, Ananth Nag and Tamil actor Sarath Kumar, who has also dubbed for his character in Kannada. Sadhu Kokila, Achyuth Kumar, Chikkanna, Honnavalli Krishna, Chitra Shenoy and Rangayana Raghu play the supporting roles.
Venkatesh Anguraj has handled the cinematography, while KM Prakash has edited the flick. V Harikrishna has composed a few tracks, including the popular title song. Puneeth Rajkumar plays Sarath Kumar’s son, who’s settled in Australia with his family members, in Raajakumara. The movie will be a complete package with equal helpings of romance, comedy, action and sentiments.
The early reviews coming from social media say that Raajakumar is a complete family package laced with comedy and action. Puneeth Rajkumar looks as young as ever and impresses the viewers with his energetic performance, especially in dance sequences. The story takes a serious turn in the second half. Overall, the Kannada film manages to engage the viewers although the orphanage story becomes a roadblock.
Watch out for Rangayana Raghu in first half and Chikanna in the second half. Puneet and Priya Anand pair worked well at the box office. As this is the big movie release in Kannada this weekend, the movie can easily collets Rs 7.30 crores on the first day. On the other hand Kicha Sudeep’s Hebbuli was released in more than 400 screens and still running in few screens.