Katamarayudu is red hot in the Tollywood trade at the moment. Business circles didn’t show much interest in the movie until the teaser was out. But everything has changed in the span of 30 seconds as the teaser turned out to be an instant hit on the internet.
Clocking over 7.2 Million views, Katamarayudu is the most liked Telugu film teaser on the video sharing website, YouTube. The look and feel of the film is superb in the teaser that buyers are betting huge on Katamarayudu now. The distribution rights of this film are selling like hot cake everywhere.
Nizam rights were bought by Nithin and Asian Films for a whopping Rs. 20 crore and Ceded rights were bagged for Rs. 12 crore. Uttarandhra region was sold for Rs. 8.3 crore and Guntur rights for Rs. 6.5 crore. East and West Godavari districts distribution rights were bagged for 5.5 crore and 4.85 crore respectively.
Overseas deal is likely to be closed for Rs. 12 crore out of which Rs. 2 crore is refundable. So Katamarayudu should make around Rs. 85 crore from the theatricals to be a successful venture.
Who would have guessed that the remake of a Tamil film that was already dubbed in Telugu will do such a sensation in the Tollywood market? It is sheer power of the power star!