Mahesh Babu vs Allu Arjun: no direct competition for Sankranthi
It was earlier reported that Mahesh Babu’s Sarileru Neekevvaru and Allu Arjun’s Ala Vaikuntapuram Lo will release on the same day in January. However, it is said that there won’t be any direct clash.
Trade reports suggest that there will a huge loss for the distributors if both films release on January 10 and January 11. Now, there seems to be a good gap between the two films.
Sarileru Neekevvaru will release on January 10 and Ala Vaikuntapuram Lo will release on January 14 on Bhogi. So, there will be enough gap for the two films to recover the cost.
On August 15, the title of allu Arjun’s upcoming film tentatively called AA19 will be announced. Sarileru Neekevvaru is directed by Anil Ravipudi.