Sita Ramam, a Telugu period rom-com film directed and written by Hanu Raghavapudi, was released on Friday, August 6, 2022 in three languages: Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.
It is Dulquer Salmaan’s second Telugu film just after the 2018 biographical drama film Mahanati. DQ plays Lieutenant Ram in Sita Ramam, and Mrunal Thakur plays his romantic girlfriend in the film, Sita Mahalakshmi.
The film received favorable reviews from both the general public and critics. It also features Rashmika Mandanna in a key role as Afreen. Sumanth, Tharun Bhascker, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Bhumika Chawla, Vennela Kishore, Murali Sharma, Prakash Raj, Shatru, Sachin Khedekar, and Vishnu Sengupta also appear in the film.
Sita Ramam Review
Through two timelines- 1964 and 1984- Sitar Ramam revolves around a wonderful love story and unfolds the stories surrounding its title characters, Sita Mahalakshmi and Lt. Ram. Rashmika’s Afreen is the film’s main character who aids in the reunification of the lovers.
Her personality is a Pakistani girl who came in India from London and is tasked with searching for Sita and handing over a 20-year personal letter by Ram. To successfully complete the task, she enlists the assistance of her college senior, Balaji.
Critics’ reactions to Sita Ramam:
#SitaRamam : What a beautiful love story.!! After a long time watched a heart warming film❤️.Fantastic performance by @dulQuer.Great actor.👌 @mrunal0801 looks gorgeous and portrayed sita role perfectly.
Very well written and directed by @hanurpudi. Top notch visuals and Music.👍 pic.twitter.com/IgUzg3Qu8D
— Suresh Kondi (@SureshKondi_) August 5, 2022
We see @iamRashmika the performer here👍No commercial glam elements, no song-dance; her spl. role has a nice emotional angle too in the end
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) August 5, 2022
#SitaRamam [4/5] : An Epic Love Story.. Set in two periods..
Together, their chemistry 👍
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) August 5, 2022
Sita Ramam OTT Release Date
On August 25, 2022, the Telugu version of the movie, along with dubbed Tamil and Malayalam versions, were released in theatres. Both the critical and commercial receptions were positive.
The good news for all DQ lovers in the North is that it will soon make its OTT debut in Hindi audio, following its box office success. The film’s OTT rights were purchased by the well-known streaming service Amazon Prime Video, and starting on September 9, 2022, it will be available for viewing in Kannada as well as Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.
It was launched (theatrically) on September 2, 2022 in a dubbed Hindi form, and it debuted to enthusiastic reviews from viewers. Despite Brahmastra’s box office storm, Sita Ramam’s 10th day collection was higher than day 1’s, and it is now scheduled to be distributed in Hindi on Disney+ Hotstar (18 Nov).
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Sita Ramam Box Office Collection
The movie made a total of Rs. 5.25 crore on its first day internationally, and on the same day, it made a total of $400K at the US box office. In just 10 days, it surpassed the Rs. 50 crore barrier globally and has amassed over Rs. 100 crore in total sales across all three languages. When it comes to the movie’s performance in the Hindi belt, it has brought in roughly Rs. 10 crores.