The trade figures of Gopichand and Sampath Nandi’s Gautham Nanda are huge and surprising. First-time in Gopi’s career, the film’s pre-release business is over 30 Crore. While noted producer-distributor Dil Raju has bagged the film’s theatrical rights in Nizam for 6.30 Crore, the film has fetched 4 Crore in Ceded. The satellite rights have been sold to Gemini TV for 5.50 Crore and the Hindi dubbing rights said to had raked in another 4.75 Crore.
Presently, the discussion for the theatrical rights in Andhra is going on. It’s heard that distributors are offering a fancy figure for the area and the business is likely to be closed there soon.
The figures as staggering and it’s first of its kind pre-release trade of a Gopi film. Thanks to Sampath Nandi’s stylish makeover and great reception to its teaser which crossed over 2 million views, the film has been making some good noise. Especially, Dil Raju buying the Nizam rights has garnered more curiosity on the film.
Nizam – 6.30 Cr
Ceded – 4 Cr
Hindi Dubbing rights – 4.75 Cr
Gemini TV Satellite rights – 5.50 Cr
Overseas – 1.5 Cr