17 October 2013 (2013-10-17)
Gopimohan (screenplay), Veeru Potla
Denikaina Ready, Don Seenu, Vastadu Naa Raju
Doosukeltha is a 2013 Telugu film directed by Veeru Potla. The film stars Manchu Vishnu and Lavanya Tripathi, who made her debut in Andala Rakshasi. Mani Sharma composed the music for the film. Dr. Mohan Babu produced the film under the banner of 24 Frames Factory and it received a U/A Certificate. It was released on 17 October 2013. The film received positive reviews from critics and was considered a box office hit.
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Doosukeltha back 2 back comedy scenes vishnu manchu brahmanandam ali lavanya tripathi
A small bet by Chinna (Vishnu) during his childhood results in his family escaping from a village and eventually he grows to become a streetsmart and intelligent man with a kind heart. Due to his act, the life of Alekhya (Lavanya) also gets disturbed and her immediately family disowns her. She grows to become a doctor and a chance incident gets her in touch with Chinna. He starts liking her and also protects her from some unidentified killers. But after discovering his real identity, Alekhya puts him away. In order to repair the mistake he did in his childhood, Chinna decides to get Alekhya back to her family and whether that happens or not forms the rest of the story
The film was released on 17 October 2013 to over 900 screens.
The film opened with 85–90% occupancy on the first day and earned ₹ 16.63 crore. On the film's first weekend profits were approximately ₹ 357.5 million at the box office. Doosukeltha earned ₹350 million (US$5.5 million) in its first week. The film became Manchu Vishnu's biggest opener in his career. Final worldwide earnings were ₹ 952.5 million, also making it the biggest hit ever in Vishnu's overseas career.
The film was released on 43 screens overseas. In the first weekend alone it earned ₹ 2.5 million at the box office and ₹ 22.5 million at the box office overseas. The film record of Denikaina Reddy also starred Manchu Vishnu. The film is also the highest earning film in a Vishu's career. Doosukeltha earned ₹ 12.5 million net in the overseas market.
The film received positive reviews from critics. Filmfog.com gave it a score of 7/10 stating that it was an "Out & out family entertainer with a decent mix of action elements." Idlebrain wrote: "First half of the film deals with action and romance episodes. The second half has entertainment and family orientation. Doosukeltha is a film that follows commercial format of entertainment movies to a T. Plus points are Vishnu and entertainment in the second half."
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