Not quite often do we see our heroes safeguarding producers and distributors considering their financial position and movie outcome with respect to box office business. Seldom do we see top heroes honour commitment of movie to a producer or refunding a portion of money to distributors whenever a movie fizzles at the box office. Tollywood has witnessed two heroes from the same clan doing commendable work.
It was a few years back when Power Star Pawan Kalyan had assured producer AM Ratnam (Sri Surya Movies Entertainment) of a movie when he was still active in films. The supposed project never took off and the power house stepped into full time politics by quitting movies and thus, wasn't able to act upon his word.
It is now learnt that the vibrant actor-turned-politician had suggested Dharam Tej to work with AM Ratnam to which, both Tej and latter seem to be okay. It could come in as a much needed break for either parties as both AM Ratnam and Sai Dharam Tej are facing the downside of their respective careers.
Fans of Powerstar have a special liking towards Tej and a good formidable script could do wonders for both the actor and the producer. Hope Tej comes back to the green line after the rough patch.
Ram Charan's Generous Act
It is known that Ram Charan's recent outing, Vinaya Vidheya Rama, was a debacle at the BO right from the first show on Day1. Being made at a whopping budget, the movie was sold for a huge sum of 90C worldwide while the movie ended up earning 64Cr.
This resulted in an overall loss of around 26C for distributors worldwide which is indeed a huge blow to the distributors.
Both Ram Charan & DVV Danayya (The producer) have now stepped forward to compensate some portion of the losses. The duo has voluntarily agreed to pay 5Cr each from their end to the affected distributors which would reduce the loss value from 26Cr to 16Cr.
Though there is no written rule in the business of cinema to compensate for the losses, this can only be deemed as an act of nobleness for better relationship and business in the cinema industry.
Charan had even released a press note expressing his dissatisfaction & unhappiness over the movie's output and result while he thanked his fans for being appreciative of him.