Natasimham Nandamuri Balakrishna’s ‘Lion’ was released two weeks ago and carried mixed responses from the audiences on the day one of its release. The movie has reportedly collected around Rs.16 crores share world wide at the end of its second weekend’s run. As the movie’s business has been closed in some of the areas and is about to close in its next week’s run, the movie is estimated to be collecting around Rs.17 crores share in its full run. However, collection reports from trade sources are awaited.
‘Lion’ did a pre release business of Rs.24 crores while it is said to have been made with a budget of Rs. 35 crores. The movie was directed by debutant Sathyadeva.Trisha and Radhika Apte have done opposite to Balakrishna in this movie. Rudhrapati Ramana Rao has produced the movie on SLV Cinema.
Balakrishna’s new movie ‘Dictator’ will be launched on 29th of this month. ‘Lakshyam’ fame Sriwass wields the megaphone. Anjali has been roped in to play the female lead.