‘Radhe Shyam’ was released in theatres on Friday. UV Creations, in its latest update, has thanked the audience for making the film the highest grosser outing in the post-pandemic phase.
The Prabhas-Pooja Hegde movie Radhe Shyam has grossed Rs 79 Cr on Day 1 worldwide.
In the US, just from premieres, the Radha Krishna Kumar directorial grossed USD 904K by competing with Hollywood movies. “With the buzz being very positive, the romantic drama is enjoying demand continuously. In North America, extra shows have been added to meet the growing demand,” a source says. ‘Radhe Shyam’ is the fourth film featuring Prabhas to enter the Million Dollar Club in the US. The ‘Baahubali’ movies and ‘Saaho’ are the other three.
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Radhe Shyam is a 2022 Indian period romantic drama film written and directed by Radha Krishna Kumar, starring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde. It is shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi languages. The film is produced by UV Creations and T-Series. Set in Europe of the 1970s, the film tells the story of Vikramaditya, a palmist who is conflicted between destiny and his love for Prerana.
The film’s score is composed by S. Thaman. The film has two different soundtracks for Hindi and Telugu versions. Mithoon and Manan Bhardwaj composed the Hindi songs while Justin Prabhakaran composed the Telugu songs. The cinematography is handled by Manoj Paramahamsa and editing done by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao. Principal photography of the film commenced in October 2018 and ended in July 2021, with filming taking place in Hyderabad, Italy and Georgia.
Originally planned for a release on 30 July 2021, it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Radhe Shyam is theatrically released on 11 March 2022 and received mixed to positive reviews from critics with appreciation of the performances and visuals, and criticism for its screenplay and narration.