In Tollywood, directors like Rajamouli, Koratala Siva, Sukumar, Trivikram Srinivas and Boyapati Srinu are ruling the industry. The remuneration of these directors is likely to be in between Rs. 10 to Rs. 20 crores. Directors like Koratala Siva and Rajamouli usually take share in the profit.
Now, Sukumar is joining their club. With Rangasthalam success he turned into one of the top directors in the industry. Mythri Movie Makers now teaming up with Mahesh Babu with Sukumar as the director.
For this project, the production house has given Rs. 18 crores remuneration to the director along with a share of the profits. At present, Vamsi Paidipally is doing a film with Mahesh Babu. In the past, Sukumar and Mahesh Babu's Nenokadine turned out to be a dud, but the makers are confident on this project.