The success of iSmart Shankar catapulted Energetic Star Ram Pothineni as Ustaad, and fans loved his new mass avatar. Continuing the same, Ram has once again delighted the mass audience with his latest crime thriller RED. Despite the mixed responses, the film is doing a fantastic job at the box-office, all thanks to the growing stardom of Ram. After its first week of the run, RED has collected a worldwide gross of Rs. 32.21 Cr and a worldwide share of Rs. 17.88 Cr. Its Teluguland share is Rs. 16.81 Cr. Directed by Kishore Tirumala, RED is the second consecutive hit for Ram after iSmart Shankar.