Karthi has a good following in Telugu states too. His new Tamil movie Theeran Adhikaram Ondru has been released in Telugu as Khakee. H.Vinoth, who made highly impressive thriller, Sethuranga Vettai, made this new cop drama.
Rakul Preet Singh played the female lead in the movie. It took a good opening on the First Friday. The movie got a wide release in the total nine releases on the Friday.
Movie got a gross collection of 3 crores from the two Telugu states. The talk for the movie is also very good in the A Centres and improving in B and C centres. In Overseas, Telugu version got 50k US dollars and Tamil version got upto 33K USD. The movie looks like a winner for Karthi after series of flops with the way the occupancy rate has improved on the first day!