When buyers of megastar Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No.150 were dolling out insane amounts for the distribution rights, many thought that they were taking a big risk. However, stunning the entire film industry, Khaidi No.150 has fetched profits to every person involved with the film. So, how much did Chiranjeevi and film’s producer Ram Charan pocketed form this hit film?
As Charan has produced the film, people must think that Chiru might not have taken any remuneration but the ‘Magadheera’ star has reportedly paid the remuneration to his father like any other producer would do. Instead of the remuneration, Chiru was promised a 55-60 percent of the profits and as the film has turned out to be a historic hit, Chiru has reportedly received Rs 32-33 Cr as his share from the profits.
Khaidi No.150 has done pre-release theatrical business of close to Rs 90Cr. Charan has pocketed around Rs 105-110 Cr including the satellite, audio, dubbing and other rights. The first time producer hired top class technicians so excluding Chiru’s remuneration, he had to spend around Rs 50-55 Cr on production and remunerations. Major part of this expense went to Vinayak, Devi Sri, Ratnavelu and Kajal.
Taking out all the expenses from the recovery of Rs 105-100 Cr, Ram Charan was still left with Rs 55 Cr profit approx. This amount is shared between Chiru and Charan in 60-40 ratio leaving the father-son duo with Rs 33 and Rs 22 Cr approx. respectively.
All the buyers have seen decent profits as the film collected Rs 100Cr+ share against Rs 90Cr investment. If doing record pre-release business was itself a big achievement, then recovering such staggering amount is truly a ‘Baahubali’ level of achievement.