The distribution rights of the Ajith starrer Viswasam has been sold out for a humongous price! The rights have been bagged by Kotapadi Rajesh for Rs 40 crores, report sources in the know.
Incidentally, Kotapadi Ravi happens to be Nayanthara’s manager. The pre-release business of this film is happening full swing with the distributor managing to sign a deal with Trident Ravi for the theatrical rights for Chengalpet region. Sources say that Trident Ravi had shelled out Rs. 12 crores to bag the rights for the area.
Viswasam is nearing completion and is gearing up for Pongal release next year. And there is a buzz that Kotapadi Rajesh, who has the distribution rights of the film, will be producing Ajith’s next. More details about this venture are expected to be out soon.
The film, directed by Siva, has Ajith and Nayanthara as the lead pair. The star cast includes Vivek, Robo Shankar, Thambi Ramaiah, Kovai Sarala, Sandhya Janak, Yogi Babu, Kalairani, Bose Venkat, Sujatha Sivakumar, Ramesh Thilak, Jangiri Madhumitha and Namo Narayana. On Nayanthara’s role, we hear that she plays a doctor in the film.
D Imman is composing the tunes for this venture while the camera is handled by Vetri and editing by Ruben. The shooting of this film began in May this year and the filmmakers are keen on having it release for Pongal next year. It may be mentioned here that D Imman is composing tunes for an Ajith starrer for the first time in his career and therefore music buffs are waiting for the soundtrack.
Presented by TG Thyagarajan, Viswasam is being bankrolled by Arjun Thyagarajan and Sendhil Thyagarajan under the banner Sathya Jyothi Films.
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