Amala Paul is on cloud nine over the success of her last release, Hebbuli. The film, which marked Amala’s debut in the Kannada film industry, has grossed over Rs.100 crore earning her a reputation of being a 100-crore actor. In Hebbuli, she was paired with Kiccha Sudeep, one of the most popular heroes in Sandalwood. While the film opened to positive reviews and houseful shows at the theatres, it has also successfully completed a 75-day run at the box office, which is not a mean feat these days.
Hebbuli, directed by S Krishna, has Sudeep and V Ravichandran teaming up for the second time after the success of Manikya a few years ago. Amala Paul made her debut in Kannada movies with Hebbuli and has successfully established herself as the heroine. The film was produced jointly by Raghunath and Umapathy Srinivas under the banners SRV Productions and Umapathy Films on a budget of Rs. 20 crores. Arjun Janya has composed music for Hebbuli with A. Karunakar cranking the camera.
Amala Paul, following her divorce, has been concentrating hard on building her career. She has a number of films in her kitty in Malayalam and Tamil. While she is currently busy with the Malayalam film Achayans, Amala Paul has been signed up to star in the Malayalam remake of the Bollywood blockbuster Queen. She has also been roped in to play the female lead in Vinod K’s bilingual, which will be made in Tamil and Malayalam.
Amala has two more Tamil films, which are Velai Illa Pattadhari 2, directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth and Thiruttu Payale 2, directed by Susi Ganesan. With the Rs.100 crore tag, Amala Paul is riding high on success. She is in talks to sign up for one more Kannada film and details about it will be revealed soon.
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