Balagam, a small-budget film directed by comedian Venu Yeldandi and produced by Harshith Reddy and Hanshitha Reddy. under the banner of Dil Raju Productions, has taken everyone by surprise and became an unexpected hit at the box office. Despite its dull openings, the movie is still raking in good collections and has secured a deal with Amazon Prime Video for OTT streaming from 1st April.
According to reports, Balagam achieved its highest collections on its ninth day of release, which is a rarity for small films in the post- pandemic era. The movie has garnered excellent word-of-mouth publicity, which has contributed to its success. This is a significant achievement considering that only films with a blockbuster appeal or those that are major events tend to have a long run at the box office.
The rural-based family drama stars Priyadarshi and Kavya Kalyanram in the lead roles and has received praise from critics and audiences alike. Even Megastar Chiranjeevi recently congratulated the team for their honest attempt. Balagam’s success demonstrates that a well-made film with a good storyline and strong performances can triumph over big- budget productions.