Are you a fan of the much-loved Anushka Shetty? If yes then gear up to rejoice as we have some awesome news in store for you. In an exciting development, her latest release Bhaagamathie—which hit screens on R-Day—has created a created a record of sorts at the US box office. According to a leading trade analyst, it has successfully entered the 1 million dollar club. And, with this Anushka has become the first South heroine to have a solo lead film in the elite club.
“#AnushkaShetty becomes the 1st South Heroine to have a $1 Million Movie in #USA for a Heroine Solo Lead Movie as #Bhaagamathie enters the coveted Million Dollar Club! Lady Superstar Indeed! ” wrote the trade analyst.
In case you did not know, Bhaagamathie has been directed by Pilla Zamindar director G Ashok and features Anushka in a new avatar. Its supporting cast includes names such as Jayaram, Unni Mukundan and Mollywood star Asha Sarath.
Prior to its release, the Shetty lady had said that the film has a contemporary setting rather than a period one. She had also made it clear that it is not a reincarnation film.
“A few have misconstrued it as a ghost movie with a reincarnation theme. But it is a contemporary thriller and she is only a fictitious character. I play an IAS officer Sanjana, which is one of the most thought-provoking characters I have ever done. There was plenty of scope for performance, thanks to director Ashok garu who waited for me with the script from 2012,” she had told a leading daily.
Similarly, G Ashok had said that Bhaagamathie cannot be put into any one particular genre.
“It’s neither a biopic or nor a period drama with fantasy elements. It’s a thriller, though I wouldn’t confine it to just one genre. There are a lot of other exciting factors too in the screenplay. We will reveal more information in the teaser,” he had told a leading website.
So, are you happy for T-town’s favourite ‘Lady Superstar’? Comments, please!