Young hero Nikhil and Ritu Varma starrer 'Keshava' has collected Rs 11.40 crores gross from the box office during its first weekend. This is said to be the biggest opening in hero Nikhil's career. From Nizam and Andhra regions, the film collected Rs 3.2 crores and Rs 4.2 crores respectively. In overseas the film opened quite well and grossed Rs 1.6 crore. Despite getting mixed response, 'Keshava' easily dominated the box office.