Rs 50 Cr is the package deal that is given to Anil Ravipudi by producer Anil Sunkara for Mahesh Babu’s new movie.
Under Rs 50 Cr, Anil Sunkara has to complete entire production cost. Remunerations of cast and crew would be covered in this production cost since Mahesh Babu is taking home nearly Rs 40 Cr for this movie in a separate deal.
As per the agreement, the producer has parted the bouquet rights of satellite, Hindi dubbing rights and digital rights to Mahesh Babu as part of his remuneration.
Producer Anil Sunkara will not take a single paisa from this and it would be Mahesh Babu’s wife Namrata headache to sell all these rights on her own.
Given her talent in dealing with corporate companies, it is expected that she would definitely squeeze in more than Rs 40 Cr from this bouquet of rights.
So, producer will not get any additional revenue from Mahesh 26 other than the theatrical business.
As the producer has already agreed to pay Rs 10 Cr to Anil Ravipudi, they have put a condition to him to complete the movie’s production cost within Rs 50 Cr bracket. So that they would have profits on theatrical pre-business which is expected to be in the range of Rs 80 Cr.
Anil Ravipudi has to complete the movie in six months. These are the conditions that were laid down.
The film is expected to start rolling from June. Vijayshanti has been roped in essay a key role. Rashmika might be pairing up with Mahesh Babu. Devi Sri Prasad will be retained as the music director.