Akhil Akkineni after his debut big budget movie Akhil, stayed away from such huge action entertainers and tried his luck with family entertainers and romantic films. Hello, Mr. Majnu and Most Eligible Bachelor movies tried to showcase him as romantic hero and Most Eligible Bachelor worked at the box office.
Now, he is trying again an action entertainer in the direction of Surrender Reddy. Movie has Malayalam star hero and Legendary actor Mammotty in an special role. Movie team locked 12th August date for release but now the Industry buzz is that Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Godfather film could release on that date.
A huge portion of the movie is yet to be completed for Agent and the team doesn’t want to rush as Akhil needs this film to work big time at the box office. He hulked up his body for this movie and he is putting all the efforts he can. So, the team wants to take their time and give their best output.
In the meantime, Acharya failure as made Chiranjeevi to look for dates that make audiences come to theatres like holidays or long weekends and 12th August date this year gives a long weekend to the film as 15th August is on Monday. Also, the investment on Godfather is more than what producers spent on Acharya as Bollywood star Salman Khan is going to be seen in a special role. The Bollywood actor even agreed to dance with Chiranjeevi in a song.
SS Thaman is composing music for the film and Jayam Mohan Raja is directing it. Godfather is an adaptation of Malayalam hit movie Lucifer starring Mohan Lal and directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran. The young actor directed this movie for the first time and even played a crucial cameo. Salman will apparently appear in his role, in the remake as per the buzz.
Akhil has a very friendly relationship with Megastar’s family and he even called him Pedanana – Uncle, on Hello pre-release event. So, both of them wouldn’t have any fight for whom should release their movie on that particular date. It is said that as Akhil’s movie might get postponed, Godfather team is looking to finalize that date. More details to be known soon.