Mega Prince Varun Tej whose 'F2: Fun and Frustration' became a super hit is now going to enthrall us with his next 'Valmiki'. Touted a gangster thriller, the movie is the remake of Tamil blockbuster 'Jigarthandaa'.
The movie unit has recently wrapped up the shooting of this Harish Shankar's directorial. The post-production works are currently going on and the film features Pooja Hegde as the female lead, Atharvaa Murali and Dimple Hayaathi in the lead roles. Ram Achanta and Gopi Achanta under 14 Reels Plus banner made the film on a budget of Rs 30 crores. The theatrical rights of the film itself has made big numbers for the producers. 'Valmiki' made Rs 24.25 crores across the globe with the theatrical rights.
All the other rights made Rs 12 crores for the makers. 'Valmiki' is a Mickey J Meyer's musical which is slated for September 20th release.
Here is the area wise theatrical business made by 'Valmiki':
Nizam: Rs 7.4 Cr
Andhra: Rs 9 Cr
Ceeded: Rs 3.35 Cr
Rest of India: Rs 1.5 Cr
Rest of World: Rs 3 Cr
Total Worldwide: Rs 24.25 Cr