Dev Telugu states Pre-Release Business
Karthi and Rakul Preet Singh starrer Dev is gearing up for release on February 14th.
Karthi plays a bike-enthusiast in the movie, the filmmakers have shot on some beautiful roads across the country. The shooting took place in and around Mt Everest, and also in Nepal. Dev marks the debut of Rajath, who had said earlier that the film was an inspiration by the life of Kapil Dev. It will be interesting to see what part of the decorated and yet controversial life of the legendary Indian skipper inspired the director to write a road movie.
Rakul Preet Singh is playing Karthi’s love interest for the second time. She earlier shared screen space with Karthi in the hit cop film Khaki. Prakash Raj is playing the father of Karthi and Ramya Krishan as a mother. The movie also stars Amrutha and RJ Vignesh. Seasoned actor Karthik makes a cameo appearance in the film.
Karthi is having a decent market in Telugu and also a bankable star dubbing movie in Telugu states. Noted producer-distributor Tagore Madhu has bought DEV rights for 6 Crores. He has sold a few areas in Andhra for 3 crore ratio. Karthi’s last release Chinnababu has collected around share of Rs 3.5 Cr and Khakee which released before that has collected a share of Rs 5.5 Crore in Telugu states.
Dev Film AP/TS Pre-release Business - 6crore