After his sensational impact with Arjun Reddy late last year, the hot and happening Vijay Deverakonda made the leap to superstardom earlier in the year with Geetha Govindam. It was a film which collected about 4 times its investment and emerged with a worldwide gross of close to Rs 125 cr and a share of around Rs 65 cr. The film was a sensational hit wherever it released and its box-office numbers shocked the trade.
Vijay's recent release NOTA couldn't repeat the humongous success of Geetha Govindam and crashed at the box-office, in both Telugu and Tamil. The actor was criticized for picking such a film when the audience was expecting something else from him. This year has hence been a mixed bag for the star actor.
Vijay's next release would be Taxiwala and the team has announced a November 16th release. It will be 10 days after Diwali and 13 days ahead of the release of 2.0, a film which is expected eagerly by the Telugu audience as well.
The promos and posters of Taxiwala promise a stylish, youthful entertainer. Rahul Sankrityayan has directed the film which is expected to showcase Vijay in a universally endearing avatar, just like Geetha Govindam did.