One of the most expected movies of Sandalwood is The Villain. Starring Century Star Shivarajkumar and Abhinaya Chakravarthy Sudeep, the film has created a lot of speculations as Sudeep and Shivanna will be seen on screen together for the first time.
Since a lot has been said and spoken about the film, The Villain has become a trend, no doubts in that. Well, with lots of popularity comes a lot of demand.
Likewise, The Villain seems to be already in demand from distributors. The demand is so huge that it has already filled the pockets of producers, even before its release.
The film has apparently set a record now and is making news for the same reason. What is the record? How is it raking in money even before its release?
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Satellite Rights Sold!
Apparently, the satellite rights of The Villain have been sold for a record-setting amount. The same news has been revealed by the director of the movie, Prem on his Twitter handle.
After reading Prem's tweet, one can observe that the director of The Villain has mentioned that the satellite rights for the movie has been sold for record-setting numbers. Although he says that the amount received is on par with Telugu and Tamil films, he doesn't mention a number.
According to our sources, Zee Kannada channel has purchased the satellite rights of The Villain for 7.3 Crore Rupees. Man, that is a very huge amount!
A few of the most popular Kannada movies' (Doddmane Hudga, Ranna, Jaggu Dada) satellite rights were sold for an amount nearing 5 to 6 Crore Rupees. But, The Villain has beat them all now.
Highest Record – Om
Starring Shivarajkumar and directed by Upendra, Om film's television rights were sold for a whopping 10 Crore Rupees to Udaya TV in 2015.
About The Villain
Directed by Prem and produced by C. R. Manohar, The Villain stars Shivarajkumar and Sudeep in the lead roles. Along with them, Amy Jackson and Sruthi Hariharan will be seen on screen as well.