Hyderabad, Aug 22: Tollywood Youth hero Vijay Deverakonda is now a star material. Vijay Deverakonda Market has been raised to high after the success of Geetha Govindam.
The actor who received payment of just 50 Lakhs for Pelli Choopulu is now charging 3 Cr as remuneration for his next film NOTA. However, hiking remuneration when the career was in peak is not new for us but there is no doubt in saying that Vijay Deverakonda is worthy of getting paid big now.
On the other hand, Vijay Deverakonda is currently working on an upcoming entertainer Dear Comrade along with NOTA. Raashi Khanna is playing the female lead role. Senior producer KS Ramarao is bankrolling this project.
Geetha Govindam is unstoppable even on the weekdays as it made a brilliant collection at the worldwide box office on Monday too. The movie has gone on to cross Rs 60 crore mark in its six-day run.
Having opened to overwhelming response, Geetha Govindam collected Rs 55 crore gross at the worldwide box office in its five-day-extended first weekend. The movie not only recovered 100 percent of the distributors' investment but also earned them 111 percent of profits in just five days. The film became a blockbuster in its opening weekend.
Many people in the film industry were curious to know how Geetha Govindam would perform on the weekdays. The Parasuram-directed romantic comedy film managed to keep the cash registers ringing at the ticket counters on Monday. The movie witnessed a decent footfall in the morning and afternoon shows and it ran to packed houses in some centres in the evening shows.