According to the latest buzz in the film industry, Nandamuri Balakrishna and director Boyapati Srinu’ next film, which is tentatively titled NBK 106, was launched earlier this month has been put on hold. NBK 106 is the third collaboration between Nandamuri Balakrishna and Boyapati Srinu after blockbuster movies Simha and Legend. Touted to be an action entertainer, the movie has been put on hold. The sources say that Nandamuri Balakrishna and Boyapati Srinu’ film allegedly got into a tiff with the producer over budget and remuneration. But now it is being heard that the movie is back on the track as Boyapati Srinu has decided to cut down the budget of Balakrishna starrer.
It is known news that Ruler is turning out disaster at the box office. So the producer of NBK 106 is not ready to spend huge amount for Balakrishna starrer. Ravinder Reddy is in no mood to spend huge on NBK 106. The film’s budget was reportedly a whopping Rs 70 Crore and but Boyapati Srinu has started budget cutting measures for Balakrishna film.
Boyapati Srinu is making some changes to the script and cut down the budget to make it a viable project. This year Balakrishna has delivered back to back commercially flop movies. He scored a hat trick disaster with Ruler after NTR Kathanayakudu, and NTR Mahanayakudu. All the three movies have brought heavy losses to the producers and distributors.
NTR Mahanayakudu earned just Rs 3.50 Cr share at the box-office and according to the traders report, Ruler, directed by KS Ravikumar, may not cross Rs 10 Cr mark. So producer Miriyala Ravinder Reddy doesn’t want to take a huge risk on Balakrishna’ project.
Boyapati Srinu’ previous offering was Vinaya Vidheya Rama which released earlier this year starring Mega Power Star Ram Charan and Kiara Advani. The action drama was bankrolled by DVV Danayya under his banner Danayya Entertainments.