The teaser of Pawan Kalyan's Agnyaathavaasi (Agnyathavasi), which was released on Saturday, has received 4 million views on YouTube in juat six hours, and shattered all existing records of Tollywood.
Power star Pawan Kalyan and director Trivikram Srinivas are considered one of the hit combos of the Telugu film industry. The duo has delivered blockbuster successes like Attarintiki Daredi — and their history together has created a lot of curiosity and expectations from their next movie: Agnyaathavaasi.
The posters and a couple of songs have taken the hype surrounding Agnyaathavaasi to new heights. Fans of the mega family fans were eagerly waiting for the release of its teaser.
Haarika & Hassine Creations, which is producing Agnyaathavaasi, announced on December 12 that its teaser would be released on December 16. The makers tweeted: "The much awaited #Agnyaathavaasi teaser will be out on 16th December! #PSPK25. [sic]"
As promised, the producers unleashed the teaser of Agnyaathavaasi on the official YouTube channel of Haarika & Hassine Creations around 7:30 pm on Saturday. The 1.04-minute clip took the social media by storm and started trending on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook within minutes after release.
Digital strategist Kartik Dayanand tweeted: "The ease with which #AgnyaathavaasiTeaser is sitting at the top of Twitter trends is interesting. Times have indeed changed. South Indian movies are a force to reckon with now - both at the box office as well as Twitter. [sic]"
The teaser of Agnyaathavaasi went on to set a new record by crossing the mark of 4 million views on YouTube in less than six hours. The video has registered 4,265,295 views, 355,000 likes, 33,000 dislikes and 26,386 comments so far. These are very big numbers for a teaser of a Telugu film, say experts.
The teaser of Agnyaathavaasi offers a glimpse of Pawan Kalyan's new avatar, his action, comeic timing and chemistry with Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel, beautiful locations, amazing picturisation and a stunning background score.
The video promises another good family entertainer after Attarintiki Daredi.
The first look video of Agnyaathavaasi has not only impressed the filmgoers but also many celebs and film critics, who tweeted that they cannot wait for its release in the cinema halls till January 10, 2018. Here are some Twitter comments:
Nithiin: Wowww!!AWESOMEEE!!KICKASS!! POWERSTAR ROCKS!!❤️ TRIVIKRAM SIR AT PEAKS #AgnyaathavasiTeaser SHAKES JAN 10th COME FAAST!! That FLIGHT SHOT @anirudhofficial
SS Karthikeya: What a beauty! Trivikram Garu knows best to showcase Power Star! #AGNYAATHAVAASITeaser
Ganesh Ravuri: PK movie packaging lo Trivikram tarvathe evaraina... All elements covered. Sankranthi box office daggara veella charyalu oohateetam! #AgnyaathavaasiTeaser
Jalapathy Gudelli: Trivikram's mark of classy teaser and Pawan Kalyan in brand new avatar #AgnyaathavaasiTeaser
Kaushik LM: #Agnyaathavaasi looks like a complete family entertainer from #Trivikram, riding on #PSPK's charm Lovely classical score by @anirudhofficial for the #AgnyaathavaasiTeaser Jan10 grand #Sankranthi release.
Haricharan Pudipeddi: A sensational start. #PawanKalyan's #AgnyaathavaasiTeaser is the most liked teaser of Telugu industry. More records to be broken, especially at the BO.
Rajasekar: Blockbuster material #AgnyaathavaasiTeaser ft. #PSPK @KeerthyOfficial and @ItsAnuEmmanuel. A Trivikram Celluloid...