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Thalapathy Vijay’s Leo becomes the movie with the highest pre-release business in Kollywood history!
Thalapathy Vijay starrer Leo has been a topic of attention for a while now. The movie’s shooting is currently going on at a brisk pace in Kashmir and the makers have planned to release the venture on October 19, this year.
Helmed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, Leo is being financed on a grand scale by Lalit Kumar under the banner of Seven Screen Studios and it has been reported that the venture has already minted around Rs 400 crore with the pre-release business alone. Previously it was reported that the movie’s satellite rights were sold for Rs 150 crore, audio rights were sold for Rs 18 crore, and satellite rights were sold for Rs 70 crore which brought the total to around Rs 240.
Now according to the latest reports, Leo’s overseas release rights have been sold for Rs 50 crores, Tamil Nadu Theatrical rights were sold for Rs 75 Crores, Kerala, Andhra, and Telangana theatrical rights were sold for Rs 35 crores, and North India theatrical rights were sold for Rs 35 Crores. This brought the total pre-release business of Leo to Rs 433 crore which makes it the movie with the highest pre-release business in Kollywood history.
Seeing the pre-release business and the hype of the movie, sources claim that Leo will cross the Rs 1000 crore mark worldwide after release.