Dasara Sambaram (22nd October 2015) Thursday
Pawan, Learn That From Chiranjeevi!!
Despite picking up a popular and known story, he made Khaidi No 150 a stupendous hit that collected 100 crores share. And now even Katamarayudu is a similar remake but the result went for a toss. So if someone is interested in doing a remake movie, then definitely it’s time to learn from Megastar Chiranjeevi as to what one should take care of while coming up with a remake.
Though Khaidi is a remake, Chiranjeevi didn’t wrap the film in record time neither he went on for a low budget to wrap it. For Katamarayudu they have completed the whole shoot in record time as their storyboard is pretty clear from the Tamil original. But that killed a lot of charm in the subject and made the second half of the film much boring.
At the same time, Chiranjeevi took extreme care of songs as he not only made his daughter design some stunning costumes but also came up with interesting dance moves defying his age. But Pawan wrapped songs in record time in Ramoji Film City and Italy, and they looked jerky and lacked appeal.
While Chiru’s comeback film will surely have huge hype around it, he took no chances and promoted it well by giving interviews to all the leading media houses. For each interview, he changed costumes continuously and even satisfied media by giving them original interviews all the time. But for Katamarayudu, Pawan and Co skipped all such promotions, expecting that the craze surrounding the film is enough to make huge at the box office.
In the end picking up the same villain who fought with Chiranjeevi didn’t help Pawan much as Overseas collections have fallen flat while local collections also registered major dip on the second day. On a closing note, Khaidi No 150 made 100+ crores share while Katamarayudu may make half of it. So, time to revise Chiranjeevi’s strategies of dealing remakes!!