The actor's last release 'Amar Akbar Anthony' failed to impress at the box office.

Ravi Tejas film with Mythri called off
Flix Tollywood Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 17:52

Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja’s Amar Akbar Anthony released recently but did not fare well at the box office. Directed by Srinu Vaitla, Amar Akbar Anthony is bankrolled by Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar, Mohan Cherukuri (CVM) and Praveen Marpuri under the banner Mythrie Movie Makers. 

Following this debacle, the production house that had bankrolled the venture has dropped plans to make another film with the hero. Talks were on with director Santosh Srinivas and Ravi Teja to remake the Tamil blockbuster Theri after power star Pawan Kalyan decided to opt out of it. But with the production house opting out of it, the fate of the remake hangs in balance.

Directed by Atlee, Theri had Vijay playing an honest and upright police officer with Samantha and Amy Jackson as his heroines. The film also marked the debut of Meena’s little daughter Nainika into the film industry with GV Prakash composing the tunes.

The Srinu Vaitla directorial, Amar Akbar Anthony was bankrolled by Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar, Mohan Cherukuri (CVM) and Praveen Marpuri under the banner Mythri Movie Makers. The story of the film is written jointly by Srinu Vaitla and Vamsi Rajesh Kondaveeti while the former has wielded the megaphone to direct the venture. The film had Ileana D'Cruz playing Ravi Teja’s heroine with Vikramjeet Virk, Sunil, Abhimanyu Singh and Sayaji Shinde in supporting roles. Incidentally, Ileana and Ravi Teja have shared the screen space in three movies - Khatarnak, Kick, Devudu Chesina Manushulu - in the past and their screen chemistry has been good. It’s technical crew include S Thaman for music, Venkat C Dileep for cinematography and MR Varma for editing.

Director Srinu Vaitla and hero Ravi Teja had a good track record together having worked in three films - Nee Kosam (1999), Venky (2004) and Dubai Seenu (2007). However, Amar Akbar Anthony seems to have broken this success streak.

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