There has been a talk in the film industry that making films with top stars is fast becoming like a gamble. But the new talk in the industry is in the film making gamble with the top stars, one can hit a jack pot of luck favors but otherwise producers will become paupers. Many say that filmmaking has become more dangerous than gambling.
During Sankranti two top stars films are releasing and rumors are going on that their budget increased astronomically and promotions too crossing all the limits. But at the launch of these films, recovery was also expected to be at a fast pace with soaring overseas rights, satellite rights and Hindi dubbing rights. However under the changed circumstances, the producers are pinning their hopes only on theatrical rights.
Inside talk is producers of both the films are facing severe financial crunch and they are looking for financiers. They are looking for NRI financiers so that they don't have any problems. One producer is promising the star's dates to another producer in return for the financial help, another producer is promising his director's dates in lieu of the help. With these developments coming out, people pity the plight of the producers.