By: Settu Shankar
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
After getting the exclusive rights for the superstar Rajinikanth's
blockbuster Shivaji, Kalaignar TV, the proposed new
channel of the ruling DMK has won in the deal for
Dasavatharam too! Yesterday, the producer of the film,
V.Ravichandiran of Oscar Productions revealed this news after the
deal was amicably settled with the channel authorities. Sources say
that the channel has agreed to give a big price for this Kamal
starrer movie, which is nearly equal to what they paid for Rajini's
In Dasavatharam, Kamal Hassan is starring in 10
different roles for the first time in the history of Indian cinema.
The proposed budget for the film, according to Ravichandiran, is
about Rs.42 crore. The IDBI Bank has financed the major portion of
the budget, and the producer is expecting that the film might
require a few more crores to be completed.
On the other hand, the Sun Network is very busy in getting the
rights of other big movies like the Vijay starrer Azhagiya
Tamil Magan and Pokkiri. The rights to other biggies
like Kreedom and Bheema have already been awarded
to Kalaignar TV.