Pre-release buzz: Varun Tej and Raashi Khanna starrer Tholi Prema strikes gold with US premiere shows

Following the first few shows of the premiere, Tholi Prema started receiving good feedback and positive reviews from US based critics, much to the relief of the makers.

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Pre-release buzz: Varun Tej and Raashi Khanna starrer Tholi Prema strikes gold with US premiere shows

Actor Varun Tej will be seen in yet another love story with Tholi Prema after the tremendous success of Fidaa which released last year. Tholi Prema is directed by debutante Venky Atluri and also stars Raashi Khanna as Varun’s love interest in the story. The teasers, trailers and the songs have created enough hype around the film because of which audience are quite excited about this. Tholi Prema is hitting the screens today, February 10th, 2018 worldwide however, the US market witnessed the premiere shows of the film two days in advance, on February 8th, 2018. Following the first few shows of the premiere, Tholi Prema started receiving good feedback and positive reviews from US based critics, much to the relief of the makers. The collections from the premiere shows also showed a great sign standing at approximately $150,000 even before the first shows were screened. And post all the screenings of premiere shows, the collections of Tholi Prema stood at approximately $260,000 just in the US market. This is a healthy number for any film made on such budget and for a fact that the film clocked that number even before the actual release.

Said to be a romantic story, Tholi Prema will have Varun Tej playing a young man who has an interesting journey with his love life and which has its own twists and turns. Speaking about why he chose to do a love story again after Fidaa, Varun says that the director Venky Atluri’s perception and presentation of love in the story was different., and that made him go for it. “People must be wondering why I’m doing two back-to-back love stories. Venky’s love story is very different and that’s why I didn’t mind doing these films in succession. Both of these films have their own charm. Even though Fidaa was a love story, Sekhar’s touch and presentation made it stand out. Similarly, Venky has perceived love so differently and that’s what makes his film different,” Varun had said recently speaking about Tholi Prema.

On the other hand, Raashi Khanna says that her role in Tholi Prema is something she has never done before and has been waiting to do all this while. “The role I was waiting for came in the form of Varsha in Tholi Prema. It’s always exciting to be part of films where you matter and add value. This is one such character for me. I believe the film will establish me as an actor because I have put in great effort to be a character I couldn’t relate to even at a basic level,” Raashi had said recently while speaking about her role in Tholi Prema.

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