|Four Kannada films which were made with medium and small budgets got released this week out of which only one, Kote directed by Sreenivasa Raju was able to hold some interest among the audience.
All the three other films were total washouts. Suicide made by new comers has been receiving good critial appreciation though its collections have been dismal. Komal starrer Kal Manja which started well in its opening week has been getting steady collections even in its second week.
Kal Manja and Kote have been made under a budget of around Rs. 1.50 crores and more than half of the investment was received by selling the satellite rights of the film, the chances of these two film's producers making reasonable profits appear to be brighter.
Though Telugu film Gaganam and its Tamil version Payanam were released simultaneously in Bengaluru, it is the Telugu film which is attracting good crowds because of Nagarjuna's popularity among the Telugu film fans.
The other Telugu film Vasthaadu Naa Raaja has not received a good response.
The sole Hindi release Patiala House has opened to a very poor response despite the fact that the film's heroine Anushka Sharma belongs to the city.