Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Kathanayakudu, a biopic on his father and actor-politician NTR is gearing up for release.
It is said the film is set to be release during Sankranthi on January 9. The film’s pre-release business has set a record of sorts by earning Rs 100 crore through theatrical and digital rights.
Directed by Krish, the film needs to collect Rs 70 crore with ticket sales to be classified a hit. There are high expectations for the film as it sees Balakrishna join hands with director Krish after the successful Gautamiputra Satakarni. The film is bankrolled by Balakrishna, Sai Korrapati and Vishnu Induri.The film also includes Vidya Balan, Rana Daggubati, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Rakul Preet Singh, Nithya Menen, Sumanth, Kalyan Ram, Brahmanandam, Prakash Raj, Sachin Khedekar and Srinivas Avasarala in pivotal roles. Music scored by MM Keeravani has received rave reviews so far.