The huge success of Telugu version of Hrithik Roshan's recent release Krrish 3 has increased the demand for Aamir Khan's upcoming film Dhoom 3, which is one of the most-hyped and highly-awaited Hindi movies of 2013. If we are to go by the buzz in T-Town, Sai Korrapati, who had earlier produced Blockbuster flick Eega, has bagged its distribution rights of Andhra and Ceded areas for a whopping price.
Vote: Choose Best actor, actress and movie of 2013
YRF Films has released two videos of Telugu version of Dhoom 3. Both 1.27-minute teaser and 2.46-minute trailer have received very good response from the Telugu audience, who are eagerly waiting to watch the film that is slated to release in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil on December 20, 2013. This positive response has created a huge demand for its distribution rights of various regions in the state.
Sources from the Telugu film industry say that Sai Korrapati, who is currently producing Balakrishna's Legend, has recently bought the theatrical rights of Andhra and Ceded areas for Dhoom 3 for a record price of Rs 8.5 crores. But a few in the industry, who call his attempt an unwise decision, are keeping their fingers crossed to know whether the producer will be able to recover his investments from the film.
On his Twitter page, SS Rajamouli, who is currently busy shooting for his upcoming movie Baahubali, confirmed the news about Sai's Vaaraahi Chalana Chitram acquiring the rights of the movie. The ace director tweeted, "Meanwhile, @VaaraahiCC acquired rights of #Dhoom3 for andhra and ceded..wishing all the best to my friend Saigaru..."
Continue to read more in the slideshow.