The countdown has begun for the release of AVM’s magnum opus Sivaji in Tamil and its dubbed version in Telugu. The film is now scheduled for release on April 15, Sunday, Tamil New Year. Just 45 days more to see superstar Rajnikanth doing a film with Shankar the showman of south for the first time!
The combination is rocking - Rajnikanth + Shankar + A.R.Rahman + AVM = Entertainment extravaganza. In other words the real superstar is being directed by the czar of commercial cinema with the music of Indian Mozart and marketed by the leading production house! What more can you ask for, except saying loudly - It will be paisa vasool!
The entire shoot of Sivaji is complete and the re-recording will start shortly. The audio of the film is likely to be marketed under AVM’s own label will hit the market by mid-March. It is AVM’s 168th film and the ninth with Rajnikanth.
And the area wise marketing of the film is going on. Already Kerala and Karnataka have been sold and yesterday (Feb 28), AVM has come out with newspaper ads in Andhra announcing that Bellamkonda Suresh holds the theatrical rights for Sivaji’s Telugu version.
Now what is left is only Tamilnadu and overseas rights for which hectic parleys are going on.