Hyderabad, July 8 - One of the top Telugu film producers Dil Raju currently has two of the biggest Indian films under his production. The Thalapathy Vijay-starrer Tami-Telugu action drama film, Varisu/Vaarasudu and Ram Charan-fronted "RC15", carrying a lot of buzz and are scheduled to hit screens in 2023.
Both the movies, which are different completely different from each other, are expected to take huge openings at the domestic and well as overseas box office. "RC15" is a Pan India movie and will also be released in Hindi languages. Meanwhile, the makers are betting big on both the films and asking for huge prices for overseas rights for both.
According to Telugu media, the asking price for overseas rights of both the films by makers is around 65 crores. It is said that the buyers are showing keen interest to grab those movies despite such high prices and multiple buyers are reportedly in the race to get the rights.
There is no doubt that both "Varisu" and "RC15" are huge films that have the potential to do wonders at the box office, so a huge overseas asking price for them is not surprising at all. Both the movies will be released in the first quarter of 2023 as "Varisu" is slated for Pongal release while "RC15" may release in February or March.
Talking about "Varisu", it is being directed by Vamshi Paidipally and this marks his maiden film with Thalapathy Vijay. The movie stars an ensemble cast including Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead, along with Prakash Raj, R. Sarathkumar, Shaam, and Yogi Babu, among others. Thaman S is on board to compose the music.
On the other hand, "RC15" is a political thriller, being directed by maverick S. Shankar. Kiara Advani is playing the female lead opposite Ram Charan. The movie is director Shankar's Telugu debut. It also stars Anjali, Jayaram, Sunil, Srikanth, and Naveen Chandra in supporting roles.