Three much-awaited Telugu movies - "Dynamite", "Bhale Bhale Magadivoy" (BBM) and "Jayasurya" - will be released in theatres on 4 September and are all set to clash at the box office.
"Dynamite" is an official remake of Tamil film "Arima Nambi". It has been directed by Deva Katta and produced by Vishnu Manchu under the banner 24 Frames Factory. The movie features Vishnu Manchu, Pranitha Subhash and JD Chakravarthy in the lead roles. Achu Rajamani has composed the music for the film, which has three songs.
"Bale Bale Magadivoy" has been written and directed by Maruthi Dasari and jointly produced by Geetha Arts and UV Creations. Nani and Lavanya Tripathi are playing the lead roles in the movie. The film has five songs and Gopi Sunder has scored music for the film.
"Jayasurya" is the Telugu dubbed version of the Tamil movie "Paayum Puli", which has been written and directed by Suseenthiran. Vishal and Kajal Aggarwal are playing the lead roles in the film, which features Samuthirakani, Soori and Aishwarya Dutta in supporting roles.
All the three movies belong to three different genres. "Dynamite" is a suspense thriller with high action quotient. "Bale Bale Magadivoy" is romantic entertainer, which is high on comic quotient. "Jayasurya" is a romantic action thriller. Each class of audience will get to see their own favourite genre and viewership will be split among the three films.
Budget and Pre-Release Business
All three films are big-ticket flicks and each has been made with a whopping budget of more than Rs 25 crore. Since each film feature popular star cast, their distribution rights were in great demand. Reports suggest that all of them have made table profit in their pre-release business.
Hype and Promotion
They have been creating positive buzz in the media ever since they were announced. Their promos have also garnered a lot of attention. Their producers have adopted new promotional strategies and spent huge amounts of money. But "Dynamite" and "Bale Bale Magadivoy" have got better amount of hype and publicity than "Jayasurya".
Volume of Release
"Dynamite" is reportedly releasing in around 900 screens across the globe. "Bale Bale Magadivoy" is said to be releasing in over 700 screens around the world. "Jayasurya" is releasing in around 300+ cinema halls in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
All the three movies have got decent bookings for their opening days. But "Bhale Bhale Magadivoy" has registered much bigger and better amount of booking than "Dynamite" and "Jayasurya".
Box Office Prediction
After considering different aspects, all the three movies will have decent openings. "Dynamite" will be the biggest opener in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, while "Bhale Bhale Magadivoy" tops the chart in the USA. But the word of mouth will decide their business in the following days.