Megastar Chiranjeevi's Khaidi and Khaidi No 786 released respectively in 1983 and 1988 were blockbusters. Will the Khaidi sentiment repeat for his 150th film titled Khaidi No 150 to complete hat trick hits with the positive feature (Khaidi) in the title.
Directed by A Kodandarami Reddy, the film Khaidi which was loosely based on the 1982 Hollywood film First Blood was a turning point in Chiranjeevi's career winning mammoth fan following in masses.
Khaidi No 786 was special movie for Chiranjeevi since it marked his 100th film. Directed by Vijaya Bapineedu, the film was a super hit at box office. Both Khaidi and Khaidi No 786 were later remade in Kannada and were hits.
Now, Chiranjeevi is coming up with Khaidi No 150 which marks his 150th film. The film directed by VV Vinayak is official remake of Tamil blockbuster Kaththi, although enough changes were made for Telugu version.
Chiranjeevi rejected many scripts before giving nod for Khaidi No 150. He wanted to present his fans a wholesome entertainer with the landmark venture. As proclaimed by the actor, Khaidi No 150 will have all elements for fans.
We need to wait and see whether Khaidi will once again turn lucky omen for Chiranjeevi or not. Meanwhile, Khaidi No 150 is likely to release during sankranthi, 2017.