Despite facing several problems, Power Star Pawan Kalyan's last release Attarintiki Daredi has turned out to be the biggest money spinner at the Box Office. The Trivikram Srinivas-directed film has not only become the highest grosser of 2013, but also smashed the records of all time highest grosser Magadheera. Now, the question is whether Superstar Mahesh Babu's 1: Nenokkadine will break its collection records at the Box Office in India and overseas.
Directed by Sukumar, 1: Nenokkadine is a mega-budget Telugu movie, which has been made with more than Rs 50 crores. Ever since it was announced, the movie has been creating positive buzz in the media. The producers have kept most of its details including storyline under wraps, which have increased the film goers' curiosity about the movie. Adding more hype to the movie are its promos, which have soared up the viewers expectations to sky high.
Popular production house 14 Reels Entertainment, which has produced 1: Nenokkadine, has sold its satellite, music and theatrical rights to Eros International, which has acquired them for whopping price of Rs 72 crores. Describing it as record price, experts from the industry opine that the makers have set a new trend by sending all rights to a leading global distribution company.
Trade analysts in Tollywood say that 1: Nenokkadine has everything going right and it has all strengths to beat the collection records of Attarintiki Daredi in the domestic market as well as international Box Office. We bring you the experts' comparison of their strengths. Continue to read them in the slideshow.
1: Nenokkadine - A Suspense Thriller
Attarintiki Daredi was a family drama with all mass elements. Whereas 1: Nenokkadine is suspense thriller, which is high on action. The movie is said to be a treat for action lovers and Mahesh fans. But unlike the Pawan Kalyan starrer, this movie is said to be lacking entertainment quotient.
One of the main attractions in Attarintiki Daredi was the selection of beautiful locations. The movie 1: Nenokkadine has also got some of best exotic locales. The picturisation of songs in Goa, Mangalore, Hungary, London and Bangkok will be a treat for movie buffs.
High On Action
1: Nenokkadine is high on action quotient. Hollywood choreographer Conrad Palmisano has directed action, gunshots, bike and car chase scenes, which will be a big strength of the movie.
Sukumar-written dialogues will be a big strength of 1: Nenokkadine and the following is an example for it: Nuvvu Vanda Mandini Chusuntav, Lakshamandini Chusuntav Kaani Nalanti Vadini Chusundav Naku Nene Nenokkadine.
Newbie Kriti Sanon, who is playing Mahesh Babu's missing girlfriend will fill the glamour slot. His beauty and naughty expression in song sequences will be among the main highlights of the film.
Enthiraan fame cinematographer Ratnavelu's picturisation is one of the biggest strengths of 1: Nenokkadine. His dark angles in suspense scenes and bright and colourful shots in song sequences will be a big treat.
Music And Background Score
Devi Sri Prasad has composed tunes for the songs of 1: Nenokkadine. Out of five, three tracks have gone on to become chartbusters. His background featured in the trailer is also amazing and sure to impress the film goers.
Mahesh Babu's Performance
Mahesh Babu's performance featured in the trailer of 1: Nenokkadine has got very good response from the viewers. Especially, dialogue delivery, stylish action, dance have been liked by the viewers.
Mahesh Babu's Dance Skills
Mahesh Babu is a master in action and his previous movies are best examples to prove it. But none of his movies has tapped out his dancing skills. However, 1: Nenokkadine does it. The choreography of his dance moves is good and will be one of the main attractions in the film.
Attarintiki Daredi had bagged U certificate and it was a good family entertainer. Whereas 1: Nenokkadine has been U/A certificate from the Censor Board and will be a treat for action lovers.
Volume Of Release
In the domestic market, the screen count for 1: Nenokkadine is said to be even more than that of Attarintiki Daredi. The Pawan Kalyan starrer was released in 100+ screens in the international market. Whereas the Mahesh Babu starrer is slated to hit 200+ screens overseas.
Like Attarintiki Daredi, 1: Nenokkadine has been creating a positive buzz, ever since it was announced. It has made headlines for several good reason. Its promos have received an overwhelming response from the viewers, who are desperately waiting to watch the movie.
Box Office Success
What boosted Attarintiki Daredi during its release was a sentiment created over the alleged leak of the film on internet. Cutting across all the barriers, the Tollywood stars stood by the producer by urging fans to watch the film in theatres. However, 1: Nenokkadine does not have such a magical charm. It has to strictly depend upon the word of mouth. It should be seen whether it break the records of AD.