Power star Pawan Kalyan is currently busy with his upcoming movie ‘Katamarayudu’. The movie is progressing at brisk pace. The movie makers are planning to wrap up the movie’s shoot by the end of February. Meanwhile, Pawan is also busy in his political commitments. The latest buzz is that the movie makers are planning to pre-pone the movie from 29th March to 24th March 2017 as festive treat. The official confirmation is awaited regarding it. Shruthi Haasan is playing female lead role in this movie. Dolly is directing the movie. Sharat Marrar is producing the movie.
The film did a superb pre-release business close to Rs 105 crores worldwide. The total worldwide Theatrical rights fetched around Rs 87 to 88 crores and the satellite, audio and other rights fetched around Rs 16 crores. This is the second movie of Pawan Kalyan to cross Rs 100 crores pre-release business after Sardaar Gabbar Singh which did a pre-release business of Rs 108.5 crores worldwide. The film was directed by Dolly of Gopala Gopala fame and the music was composed by Anup Rubens. Sharrath Marar produced the movie under his Northstar Entertainments banner.
Nonetheless, the movie is an official remake of Ajith Kumar’s Veeram movie which is dubbed as Verudokkade. However, the lead actress confirmed that even though the plot of Katamarayudu inherited from Veeram movie, the film was said to be completely different one from the original version.