December started with a bang for Telugu cinema and Akhanda is the first biggie of Telugu cinema that released after the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The film also marks the third collaboration of Balakrishna and Boyapati Srinu. Akhanda released on December 2nd and it is racing towards 50 days in theatres which is a rare feat these days. The makers celebrated the success several times and they conducted a Thank You Meet today right before Sankranthi. When asked about the sequel for the film, Boyapati Srinu revealed that the plan is on and he said that he left a lead for the sequel in Akhanda.
He also said that the project will be announced at the right time and Balakrishna will play the lead role. Akhanda is the biggest hit in the career of Balakrishna and the veteran actor played a dual role in the mass entertainer. The film is made on a budget of Rs 80 crores and the film collected more than Rs 100 crores in theatres. Pragya Jaiswal is the leading lady and Srikanth played the role of the lead villain. Thaman's background score received top class response and Miryala Ravindar Reddy produced Akhanda. Balakrishna is on a break and he will join the sets of Gopichand Malinen i's Jai Balayya this month.