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5th November 2001
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Cowboy film sold for 99 lakhs in Guntur

MaheshMahesh Babu's Cowboy film expectations are skyrocketing day by day. After Jayant gave the distribution responsibility to Mayuri, the craze seems to have become more intensified. Guntur area holds a special place for Mahesh Babu, as it's his home place. There are lots of hardcore Mahesh Babu fans out there. Mahesh Babu's earlier film Murari was sold for 75 lakhs, which was higher for any big hero at that time. Later on Pawan Kalyan Kushi created a record among the trade circles by getting sold for 90 lakhs. A famous distribution agency has offered 99 lakhs for Mahesh Babu's Cowboy film under production in the direction of Jayant. This figure is the highest ever offered for Guntur area for any hero. Now the producers are negotiating with Mayuri distribution to let the Guntur area off. Incidentally, when the cowboy film was started nobody was willing give even Murari price (75 lakhs) for this film.

Uday Kiran's new film kicked off

Uday Kiran Burugapally Siva Rama Krishna is remaking the Tamil hit 'Dil' into Telugu. VN Aditya of 'Manasanta Nuvve' fame is directing this venture. Gajala of 'Student No.1' fame is paired up with Uday Kiran in this action entertainer. RP Patnaik is providing music for this film. Sirivennela is writing all lyrics. Paruchuri brothers are penning dialogues. Siva Kumar provides cinematography. The muhurat of this film was held at Rama Naidu studios today (5th of November) morning. Uday Kiran, who acted as lover boy in three hit films so far, is doing an action-oriented film for the first time. This film was the only hit from Tamil after the Tamil New Year season. Burugapply Siva Rama Krishna grabbed the rights by paying an astronomical amount. It is also rumored that AM Ratnam is remaking the same film in Hindi with Hrithik Roshan as hero.

Abhay auctioned

Kamal HassanJK Cinema auctioned kamal Hassan's Abhay movie in Hyderabad recently for all the areas. The movie, which is slated for Diwali release, was auctioned for all areas except for Nizam. The producer is releasing the film for Nizam area on his own. Mean while, The Urvasi theater management of Vijayawada has filed a suit against JK Cinema as they have already signed a contract paper selling rights to Urvashi for three films by JK Cinema, which includes Abhay, Sabhash and Dasu. This Diwali is having four main releases. They are Paravasam by AM Ratnam, Abhay by Kamal Hasan, Darling Darling by Srikanth and Jabili by SV Krishna Reddy. We got to wait and see what is there in store for these four films.

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