Telugu megastar Nandamuri Balakrishna, also known as “God of Masses”, after giving the blockbuster Akhanda in 2022, returned with another high-octane action entertainer, Veera Simha Reddy.
The film is directed by Gopichand Malineni of “Krack”in his 7th directorial venture. It was released in cinemas on 12 Jan 2023 and went on to become a hit.
Veera Simha Reddy marks the first collaboration between Balakrishna and Malineni. It was officially announced in June 2021 with the working title “NBK107,” as it is the 107th picture of NBK’s over 40-year-long career.
The film was formally launched with a Pooja ceremony on November 13, 2021, and its shooting began in February 2022 in Sircilla.
Veera Simha Reddy Release Date & OTT
Produced by Mythri Movie Makers, the film was released in Sankranthi-2023. It marked the first big anticipated release for TFI (Telugu Film Industry) in 2023. It received an amazing response from the cinephiles and has been considered a hit.
After rocking the theatres, Veera Simha Reddy is now set for its OTT premiere (Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada & Malayalam) on 27 February 2023 on Disney+Hotstar.
Veera Simha Reddy Box Office Collection
Veera Simha Reddy emerged as the career highest-grosser for Nandamuri Balakrishna. The film was made on a budget of 100 crores. And surpassing his previous best Akhanda (Rs 117 Cr WW), Veera Simha Reddy collected Rs 128.97 Cr worldwide which includes, Rs 113.97 Cr in India and Rs 15 Cr overseas.
Veera Simha Reddy First Look
On October 21, 2022, the title of NBK’s 107th film was officially announced as “Veera Simha Reddy” along with its first look poster at a grand event held at the iconic Konda Reddy Buruju in Kurnool.
The makers also shared the first look of the film on social media. Like the powerful title, which justifies the magnanimous mass image of the stars, the poster of the film also looks really powerful and impactful, presenting Balakrishna in a ferocious avatar.
In the poster, the Lungi-clad Balakrishna is set for a big hunt with a specially designed shard weapon, and the milestone reads, “Pulicherla 4 Kms.”
Veera Simha Reddy Star Cast
The film stars NBK in the titular role, and it marks his return on big screen after his huge commercial success, Akhanda, which was released in December 2021. It earned Rs 117 crore at the box office, making it the second highest-grossing Telugu film of 2021.
Actress Shruti Hassan is the leading lady in the film. She was last seen in the 2021 action drama film Laambam, alongside Vijay Sethupathi and Jagapathi Babu.
Apart from the lead star cast, the film also features Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Duniya Vijay, P. Ravi Shankar, Honey Rose, Lal and Chandrika Ravi in key roles.
Veera Simha Reddy FAQs
A. Naveen Yerneni and Y. Ravi Shankar are the producers of Veera Simha Reddy.
A. Veera Simha Reddy emerged as a hit at the box office.
A. The film is made on a budget of 100 crores.
A. The BE target for Veera Simha Reddy was valued at Rs 74 crores.
A. Veera Simha Reddy will premiere on Disney+Hotstar.
A. VSR is streaming from 23rd Feb 2023.