Pawan collects Rs 33 cr for ‘Katamarayudu’
Hyderabad: Do you believe that Pawan Kalyan is the highest paid actor in Tollywood. Yeah, it is true. Presently Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s ‘Katamarayudu’, which is the remake of a Tamil super hit film ‘Veeram’ with Ajit in the lead role. Now the film is all set for release on March 24.
Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Hassan are in Italy for canning of a couple of songs. The post-production works are at full swing and the first copy of the film would be presented to censor board for certification.
The movie had finished the pre-release business worth Rs 102 crore despite the director is not so popular and average in the film industry. It is worth mentioning here that Pawan Kalyan is collecting around Rs 33 crore for the film through the Nizam and Ceded rights, besides the overseas rights of the movie.
It may be recalled here that Pawan Kalyan is also a partner in the production. For his earlier film ‘Sardaar Gabbar Singh’ he had demanded Rs 25 crore and for this film he chose to take Rs 33 crore.
The figure denotes that he is the highest paid actor in Tollywood. According to the film industry sources Pawan Kalyan is playing the role of a faction leader in a village. He falls in love with a girl, after he attains the age group of 40 years. ‘Katamarayudu’ is slated as a summer special and the film is slated for release despite, several other big budget films are likely to give a good competition.
However, the success of the film is based on the summer vacations that are expected to be announced soon.