With many Telugu films gaining demand overseas, it has become a trend today in Telugu film industry that more and more artistes and directors are eyeing the overseas screening rights of their own films. Earlier, actor Raja, hero of Mr. Medhavi, bagged the overseas rights by paying Rs. 70 lakhs and Sekhar Kammula bought the overseas rights for Ashta Chemma from Mohanakrishna Indraganti.
Now, sources say that Bhumika has bagged the overseas screening rights of upcoming Telugu flick Mallepoovu, scheduled to hit screens on 18th September. It is learned that Bhumika has advanced almost 50% of the price for such rights.
Bhumika is the heroine opposite debut hero Muralikrishna in this film directed by V. Samudra and produced by Mohan Vadlapatla under the banner of Sri Samudra Silver Screens.
Shooting of Mallepoovu has been completed with the canning of an item number on 150 dancers and Farzana, for which she was reportedly paid a hefty sum.
Presently, the film is busy with re-recording under the guidance of Maestro Ilayaraja. Music of the film was launched on 4th August at a grand function in Taj Deccan, Hyderabad. The film casts Kovai Sarala, Abhinayasri, Suman Shetty, R.K. Sukumar, Geeta Singh, Sakuntala and others in major roles.