Devi 70 MM A/C is the most talked theatre in Andhra
Pradesh during 1990's, due to the excellent sound system it
has. Devi 70MM A/C was located at Chikkadapalli, RTC X Roads
at Hyderabad. Watching a movie at Devi is a memorable experience
for patrons. Shiva, a trend setting movie of Yuva Samrat
Akkineni Nagarjuna is having a stunning record of getting
85 days continuous housefuls during 1989. From that time onwards
Devi became a hot favorite theatre for Nagarjuna. Almost all
successful movies of Nagarjuna had a great run at Devi. Both
Nag and Devi had an inseperable relation.
70MM A/C is founded by industrialist Dr T Nandagopal,
who is famous for the Devi ceiling fans in AP state. This
theatre is owned and maintained by Mr. Nandagopal. The then
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh T.Anjaiah inaugurated
Devi 70MM A/C in 1981. Rebel Star Krishnamraju movie
Taxi Driver is the first movie that is screend in this
theatre had a prestigious Dolby Digital Surround Ex sound
system installed and had an excellent sound effects, its sound
system will leave a great impact to the people who watch the
movie on Silver screen.
Capacity of theatre Class wise:
correspondent had a talk with Mr Mohd Maqsood manager
of the theatre for getting more information about various
movies run/collections at Devi 70MM A/C.
Naidu, Nandamuri Balakrishna's block buster and
trend setting movie has created an unbeatable record at Devi
70MM A/C by collecting an amazing 55.5 lakhs share
for its full run of 175 days. Nagarjuna's Ninne Pelladatha
movie is the first movie to collect more than one
crore gross for any Telugu movie in a single theatre in
AP, In that aspect Devi 70MM A/C is created a record of first
one crore theatre.
the recent months after AP Govt took the bold decision of
abolishing the slab system, Rajanikanth's block buster
movie Chandramukhi amassed an amazing gross of 94
lakhs for its 100 days run. As per Maqsood, Chandramukhi
is the last biggest crowd puller in the last 10 years at Devi
70MM A/C, as families and ladies throng to the theatre to
catch the magic of Rajanikanth and enchanting performance
of Jyothika. Probably this is the first movie that ran for
100 days after AP Govt abolished the slab system.
had created an unbeatable record of two silver jubilee movies
at Devi 70MM A/C. These films are Annamaiah and Ninnepelladatha.
Nagarjuna is also having another record of having 4 moives
went on housefuls for 50 days. These are Hello Brother,
Geetanjali, Shiva and Ninne Pelladatha.
other releases this year, Pawan Kalyan's Gudumba Sankar
has got share of 24.5 lakhs at Devi 70 MM A/C. Yuva Samrat
Nagarjuna latest Block buster Mass collected a share
of 28.4 lakhs for its 100 days run.
is the list of Silver Jubliee movies at Devi 70MM A/C.
3. Narasimha Naidu
is the list of 100 days movies
6. Nuvvu Vastavani
7. Hello Brother
8. Aavida Maaavidee
9. Shiva(155 days)
11. Kondaveeti Donga
12. Gharshana (Mani Rathnam)
13. Kodama Simham
14. Sagara Sangamam
16. Seetharatnam Gari abbayi
20. Anaganaga Oka Roju
21. Oke Okkadu
24. Anaganaga Oka roju
All the above information is provided by the theatre
management. There might be missing 100 days movies in the
above list. Please feel free to mail us the missing movie
info, if you happen to observe.
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