Whistle, which was released on July 5, is a remake of Tamil hit movie Pizza. The Kannada movie is reportedly made with the budget of Rs 3 crores, and the film is on its way to recover the production cost by this weekend.
According to director Prashant Raj, Whistle has earned Rs 1.43 crores in the first three days. On the opening day, the film collected Rs 37 lakhs at Kannada Box Office.
It is getting good response not only in Bangalore, but also in Hubli and Tumkur regions. The film was also simultaneously released in Mumbai, Chennai and Pune where it has made decent business.
The director adds that Whistle is getting around 70% occupancy in the majority of theatres. With this rate, the producer would be getting profits by next week.
Whistle has Joshu Sridhar's music, Guruprasad's dialogues, Santhosh Rai Pathage's cinematography and Deepu S Kumar's cinematography.