Some movies will remain close to our hearts regardless of their (poor) performance at the box-office. This is one movie which is so dear to me. Hence, special focus on this big multi-starrer, which has some very fine songs like “Meeghaala Pandhiriloona”, ” Yavvanamanthaa” etc. The film’s producer Shri Gurupadham initially wanted to make a film only with NTR with the same director Shri Kattaa Subbaa Rao and issued an ad on August 15th, 1981. I also read an article which mentioned that Gurupadham also produced (or aspired to produce) a film with Amitabh in the lead role. “Puli Bebbuli”was his next project in Telugu.
Project announcement ad:
Fancy theatres in several towns:
Release day ad:
Some more images from the film later.
I week collections of Viswaroopam (25 July, 1981) are from 30 shows (based on the third ad). It could not sustain the momentum in the II week. Viswaroopam is the first film to be screened at Yamuna A/C in Rajamundry. This was the first of three A/C stand alone theatres that started business in Rajamundry in 6 months. RamaKrishna 70mm (Nov 1981) is the second theatre and I already shared the details in a previous post. The third theatre details will follow: