Junior NTR and Puri Jagannath's highly-anticipated movie "Temper", which is slated to hit the screens on 13 February, has earned over ₹50 crore in its pre-release business.

"Temper" is one of the big-ticket movies of 2015 and "Gabbar Singh" fame Bandla Ganesh Babu has produced the movie with a whopping budget of over ₹35 crore. Ever since it was announced, the film has been creating ripples in the media over its cast, crew, music and promos. The hype surrounding the film has created lot of demand for various rights of the movie.

Heads of many TV channel, music and distribution houses were in race for the rights of "Temper". Reports suggest the makers of the movie have almost finalized the deals of all the rights. Its distribution rights for different regions have been sold for a whopping price of ₹42.40 crore, while its satellite and music rights fetched ₹7.75 crore and ₹50 lakh respectively, reports Andhra Box Office.

Written by Vakkantham Vamsi, "Temper" is an upcoming Telugu action-thriller starring Junior NTR and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. Anoop Rubens has scored music for its songs, while Mani Sharma composed the background score. Shyam K Naidu has handled the camera work for the film.

"Temper", which boasts of big names in its cast and crew, has already recovered its production cost and earned a table profit of around ₹15 crore much before it hits the marquee. With the film slated to release as Valentine's Day treat, it remains to be seen whether the film will be successful in getting back investment to its distributors.

Here is the table of detailing the pre-release business of "Temper":

Area NRA/Advance in Cr Distributor
Nizam 11 Adv Suresh
Ceeded 6.30 Siva Shakti Films
Vizag  4 Adv Bharath Pictures
Godavari East  2.52 Anu Sri Films
Godavari West 2.30 Suresh
Kirsh  3 adv or 2.34 NRA Alankar or Hari
Guntur 3.30 S Creations
Nellore 1.25 + 0.40 adv Icon  Icon
Karnataka  4.50 Brunda Associates
Tamil Nadu  Pending SPI
North India 0.50 Various
Overseas 3.60 Great India
Total Theatrical 42.4  
Satellite 7.75  
Audio 0.50  
Total 50.65