Megastar Chiranjeevi's first industry hit 'Khaidi' was released on 28th October, 1983 and completed 30 years on 28th October, 2013. The success story of the movie is as follows.
* Telugu cinema picked up speed and momentum with 'Khaidi'.
* Since 'Khaidi' turned out to be a trendsetter, innumerable movies with similar substance of 'Khaidi' were made after the release of 'Khaidi'.
* Chiranjeevi's introduction scene, police station fight, dances and chasing scenes are the highlights of 'Khaidi'.
* The movie collected an all time record share of Rs.4 crores. Earlier, Natasamrat Akkineni Nageswara Rao's industry hit movie 'Premabhishekam'( 1981) collected Rs.3.5 crores in its full run. 'Khaidi' ran 100 days in 6 direct centers.
* Madhavi and Sumalatha romanced with Chiranjeevi in 'Khaidi'. Chakravarthy scored the music of the movie. All songs have been great hits and are heard even today, and those songs are 'Raghuluthondi mogalipoda', 'Gorinta poosindi gorinka navvindi', 'Idemitabba' etc. Kodandarami Reddy directed this movie on Samyuktha Movies.