“Love Today” Producer Termed The Film As “Cult”!! Here’s How Fans Reacted
Written by Dhiwaharan Published on Feb 12, 2023 | 11:51 AM IST | 97
Love Today movie’s producer Archana Kalpathi of AGS productions, on the 100th day of the film’s theatrical run, came up with an emotional post in her official Twitter handle. Thanking the audience for making the film a huge victory, Archana termed it as “Cult Classic” through her tweet which didn’t go well with many of the online users.
The film “Love Today” became a subject to huge accolades from fans and experts of Indian film industry. Pradeep Ranganathan who directed and performed in the film, is currently basking in the success of his second venture and is rumoured to direct Thalapathy Vijay and Superstar Rajinikanth in his next film due to Love Today’s huge success.
“Love Today”, reportedly collected more than Rs. 70 crore against the budget of just Rs. 5 crore and became one of the most profitable films of the year 2022. Makers of the film decided to dub and release it in Telugu language. In the Telugu region, the film was expected to end it’s theatrical run with Rs. 18-20 crore gross.
The Pradeep directorial “Love Today” starring himself and Ivana got released in theatres recently and is still running successfully among the audience of Tamil nadu. Along with the lead stars, Yogi Babu, Sathyaraj, Radhika Sarathkumar, Raveena and many youtube stars were included in the cast list. Produced by AGS, the film impressed it’s target audience and is receiving positive reception from fans and from the critics.
The film’s plot revolves around Uthaman Pradeep and Nikitha played by Pradeep and Ivana respectively, seeking permission from the latter’s father to get married. Father of Nikitha wants the couple to exchange their cell phones for one day and use it. He says that if they still want to get married the next day, he will give them the permission they want.
After the duo come to know about the dark secrets of their personal lives after going through each other’s cell phones, they scold each other and their relationship is about to end. The film’s climax relies on how they managed to reunite, despite all the barriers.
Recently, a report report about Varun Dhawan playing the lead role in the Hindi remake of the film surfaced in the internet platforms. In the meantime, despite its OTT release, the film completed 100 days of it’s theatrical run on Saturday. Celebrating the milestone, director Pradeep, Producer Archana Kalpathi cane up with posts expressing their gratitude to the fans.
“100 Days in theatres Thankyou all 🙂 Thankyou AGS Aghoram sir @archanakalpathi @aishkalpathi @thisisysr Thankyou my whole team” wrote Pradeep in his tweet which had a poster of himself celebrating the success.
Here’s his post :
— Pradeep Ranganathan (@pradeeponelife) February 11, 2023
Archana Kalpathi, Creative Producer of AGS Entertainment, came up with a post in her official Twitter handle, saying “#LoveToday completes 100 days of theatrical run A huge victory only possible because of all the love we got from all of you ❤️ Thank u for standing with us, rooting for us and making this film a cult classic”
Here’s her tweet :
#LoveToday completes 100 days of theatrical run A huge victory only possible because of all the love we got from all of you ❤️ Thank u for standing with us, rooting for us and making this film a cult classic #100daysLoveToday @pradeeponelife @i__ivana_ @thisisysr @aishkalpathi
— Archana Kalpathi (@archanakalpathi) February 11, 2023
Though many congratulated the team for achieving the milestone, a number of online users couldn’t swallow the term “cult classic” coined by Archana in her tweet. “ma’am calm down. You just made a misogynist film that catered to the worst type of people” a Twitter user commented whereas another one wrote “Am I the only one who found this film so cringe and boring??Don’t care abt the problematic stuff in a dumb film, just in terms of entertainment, I couldn’t even complete it ….”
Check out some of the reactions below :
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