Superstar Rajinikanth is once again back with creating history in Tollywood. Rajini’s upcoming film 2.0, a sequel to his earlier film Robo has created a history by selling its theatrical rights at Record Price.
Rajinikanth’s 2.0, co-starring Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, has been making record pre-release business. The theatrical rights of the film’s Telugu version have been sold for an undisclosed price. The Global Cinemas has bagged the distributions rights of the film in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for a huge sum.
Raju Mahalingam, creative head of Lyca Productions on his Twitter account, confirming the news, described the deal as ‘History in the Making.’ “2.0 – SOLD OUT for a Whopping Price!! AP and Telangana !!! Lyca Productions & Global Cinema partnership is a “History in the Making”!!!,” he tweeted.
While the producers have not disclosed the financial details of the deal, a source in the know revealed that the theatrical rights of the Telugu states have fetched record earnings for its makers.
The producers are very happy about the kind of interest the upcoming sci-fi film has created in the trade circles. The filmmakers have already sold the theatrical rights of film’s Hindi version, and satellite rights to a record price.
Earlier, Zee Network has bagged the satellite rights of superstar Rajinikanth’s magnum opus 2.0, which is being made in three languages.