Mahesh Babu's previous outing Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (SVSC), a Telugu family-drama, which was released during Sankranthi this year, has become Blockbuster at the AP Box Office. Following this huge success, the producers of the Telugu Superstar's upcoming movie 1: Nenokkadine have planned to release the film during the same time next year.
On its official Twitter page the bosses of the production house 14 Reels Entertainment have recently confirmed the release date of 1: Nenokkadine. As per the post, the Mahesh Babu and Kriti Sanon starrer would hit the screens across the globe on January 10, 2012, on the eve of Sankranthi festival.
The producer of 1: Nenokkadine have released the second teaser of the movie on the 38th birthday of Mahesh Babu and the 30-second video has got 1,286,705 views on YouTube. An elated producer Anil Sunkara tweeted, "SUPER STAR STRIKES AGAIN........ 1M views in 3 days.What better could fans give to their lovable Super* as a Birthday gift! Thankyou1nd all."
However, a host of biggies' movies are slated to hit the screens during 2014 Sankranti. Junior NTR's Rabhasa, Balakrishna's Ruler and SS Rajamouli's Baahubali are targeted to cash in on this festive season. With 1: Nenokkadine releasing at the same time, Mahesh Babu would lock horns with three other big-budget films. It should be seen who will walk out of this Box Office race?
Continue to see pictures of 1: Nenokkadine in the slideshow.
Mahesh Babu's Role In 1: Nenokkadine
Mahesh Babu's role in 1: Nenokkadine has created lot of curiosity among the film goers. It was rumoured earlier that Mahesh Babu would play a college lecturer in the film, but these reports were dismissed by both Mahesh Babu and Sukumar. The latest buzz is that he is playing a spy agent in the film.
Tamanna Was Star With Mahesh Babu
The casting of the heroine for this project has created lot of buzz in the media. Initially, Tamanna was under consideration for the role, but she walked out of the project due to unknown reasons. Later, the names of Akshara Gowda and Angela Johnson were linked with the project.
Kajal Aggarwal Was Star With Mahesh Babu
Later, the producers announced that Kajal Aggarwal was cast for the role, but she also walked out of the movie. It was reported that Kajal's departure was due to schedule issues as a result of the film getting delayed for several months.
Kriti Sanon To Romance Mahesh Babu
On October 5, 2012, it was officially announced that Kriti Sanon would replace Kajal Aggarwal as the female lead in the film. The film 1: Nenokkadine would mark the debut of Kriti Sanon in Tollywood. The producers are yet to reveal her first look.
Supporting Cast In 1: Nenokkadine
Besides Mahesh and Kriti, 1: Nenokkadine boasts of Kriti Shanon, Kelly Dorjee, Sayaji Shinde, Vikram Singh, Srinivasa Reddy, Nassar and Pradeep Rawat in its supporting cast.
1: Nenokkadine Shoot Progressing
The film 1: Nenokkadine hit the floors on February 12, 2012, and it has been shot in Hyderabad, Goa, Hungary and Germany. The film is currently being shot in London and other parts of Britain, and Mahesh Babu is busy with shooting with the production team.
Conrad Palmisano's Stunts In 1: Nenokkadine
The film 1: Nenokkadine is touted to be an action entertainer. Stunt co-ordinator Conrad Palmisano, who has directed Mahesh Babu, has choreographed some of the best gun fights and scenes for the movie, which will be one of the main highlights.
1: Nenokkadine Picturisation And Music
Endhiran fame Rathnavelu is cranking the camera for 1: Nenokkadine, which is going to be a visual treat. Popular musician Devi Sri Prasad composed music for soundtracks and background score for the film. The songs are expected to hit the stall very soon.
Makers Of 1: Nenokkadine
Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta and Anil Sunkara, who have earlier produced Mahesh Babu's Dookudu, are the makers of 1: Nenokkadine. Produced under the banner of 14 Reels Entertainment, they are said to have shelled out Rs 40 crores on its making.
1: Nenokkadine To Repeat SVSC Magic
Mahesh's Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, which released on Jan 11, 2013, has reportedly minted over Rs 50 crores at the Box Office. With his latest outing 1: Nenokkadine hitting screens during the same time, it is expected to be one of the biggest hits of the year.