Summer season is all set to begin in Tollywood. Ram Gopal Varma’s “Lakshmi’s NTR”, Nikhil’s “Arjun Suravaram” and Niharika Konidela starrer “Suryakantam” are the first movies to hit the screens this summer season. More than Rs 20 Cr is riding on these three movies this month end.
But the real important movies that show impact at the ticket window are coming to the screens the first week from April as Mahesh Babu, Vijay Deverakonda, Naga Chaitanya, Nani and Bellamkonda Srinivas are in the competition.
Mahesh Babu’s movie alone would do more than Rs 100 Cr theatrical business. This is the only big star movie this summer. Rest are from medium-range stars.
Naga Chaitanya and Samantha’s “Majili” will set the screens on fire this summer and the momentum is expected to continue till the release of hottest hero Vijay Deverakonda’s latest romantic entertainer “Dear Comrade”. These films are releasing amidst the election season and cricket season.
Theatrical business of movies
Majili – Rs 25 Cr
Chitralahari – Rs 13 Cr
Jersey – Rs 30 Cr
Kanchana 3 – Rs 10 Cr
Sita – Rs 25 Cr
Maharshi – Rs 100 Cr
Dear Comrade – Rs 40 Cr
Majili’ kick-starts its promotions with the first song launch. ‘One Boy One Girl’ lyrical video is released few minutes back.
The song has taunting feel to it with Chay expressing his feelings about first love and also concern about parents.
Despite the sacrifice, a boy never forgets his first love and this is what the song is all about. Naga Chaitanya appears in the beard look and grooves as per the mood of the song.
Music is provided by Gopi Sundar while Indian idol Revanth rendered his vocals. Bhaskarbhatla’s lyrics are humorous and at the same time have a meaning.
In ‘Majili’ Samantha and Divyanshika Kaushik will be seen alongside Naga Chaitanya.
It’s a Shiva Nirvana directorial and is gearing up for release on April 5th.
Majili starring Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Samantha in the lead roles, is their fourth film together and first after wedding.
This film is carrying very positive buzz, all thanks to the teaser that was out on the eve of Valentine’s Day. This buzz has helped ‘Majili’ to get good money in the form of satellite, digital and Hindi dubbing rights.
Popular entertainment channel, Gemini TV has bagged the television rights for ₹5 crore while Amazon Prime Video got the digital rights for ₹3.5 crore.
Also these days there is a craze for Telugu movies which get dubbed in Hindi. So makers of ‘Majili’ sold the Hindi dubbing rights for ₹4 crore.
Overall the producers pocketed ₹12.5 crore way before the release and this is really a big thing.
Written and directed by Shiva Nirvana, ‘Majili’ is produced by Shine Screens banner and is gearing up for release on April 5th.