Junior NTR and ‘Janatha Garage’ are moving forward for a massive release on September 1st with an unprecedented hype. The film is going to have a parallel release across all the South Indian states. More interestingly, all five Southern states viz. Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala will be having record number of benefit shows starting from early morning 1 AM.
Although Andhra Pradesh’s TDP Government is posing a threat by imposing unnecessary legal hurdles on screening the early morning shows, a final call would be taken by today evening. In contrast, Hyderabad Police were liberal allowing nearly six benefit shows arranged in Nizampet - Moosapet and Dilsukhnagar stretch of Hyderabad. Same do applies in Karnataka wherein good numbers of benefit shows are planned in Bengaluru.
Cashing on the crazy combination of Mohan Lal and Junior NTR, both Tamil and Kerala Fans demanded for early morning shows in Chennai, Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Trivandrum and Cochin. Reports say that, bookings are already opened in these cities and tickets almost sold for benefit shows. Apart from all these, overseas distributors have got a big sketch to execute in arranging the premiere shows at all the release locations.
Going by trade terms till now, NTR became only the second actor next to Super Star Rajinikanth creating an all time South Indian record in screening record premieres. Is 20 Crores a possible figure for ‘Janatha Garage’ on the opening day? Let’s wait and see…