After RRR and KGF Chapter 2 became blockbusters in the Hindi belt, distributors want to cash in on the popularity of South Indian films and latch onto them. Chiranjeevi’s star Godfather is the next pan-Indian film the industry is aiming for as the film also marks Salman Khan’s Telugu debut.
According to a report by News18, the producers of Godfather have received a whopping offer of Rs 45 crore for the digital and satellite rights to the Hindi dubbed version as director Mohan Raja is expected to be a huge box office hit with the Megastar and Bhai sharing screen space for the very first time.
As known, Godfather is the official remake of the hit Malayalam film Lucifer starring Mohanlal in the lead role with Tovino Thomas, Manju Warrier, Indrajith Sukumaran in leading roles and Vivek Oberoi made his Malayalam cinema debut with the film playing the main role. antagonist.
Mollywood superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran made his directorial debut with the 2019 blockbuster and also had a small cameo appearance in the film. It is said that Salman Khan will reprise the role of Prithviraj from the original. The political action thriller will see Nayanthara as the female lead.
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Meanwhile, Chiranjeevi was last seen in the action drama Acharya in which he shared screen space with his son Ram Charan. Director Kortala Siva was released in theaters on April 29 and proved to be a box office failure. And so, there is a huge buzz surrounding the legendary superstar’s next film.
Although Godfather’s release date has yet to be set by the makers, it is reported that the film will be released in Dussehra and could hit theaters the first weekend of October.