Naandhi marks the arrival of Vijay Kanakamedala as a director, and the re-introduction of Naresh, who is popular for his comedy entertainer. Inspired by some real-life incidents, the film deals with a sensitive subject of what happens when a person is falsely accused of murder and driven to the edge by police brutality. With excellent positive reviews, the film enjoyed a super steady run even in its second week, despite losing screens. The film has collected a worldwide gross of Rs. 9.21 Cr and a worldwide share of Rs. 4.95 Cr after two weeks of the run. The Teluguland share of the film is Rs. 4.66 Cr.