Thalapathy Vijay's 'Leo' is slated to hit the cinemas on October 19. As per a trade report, the film needs to gross Rs 400 Cr for it to achieve break-even in Tamil, Telugu and other non-Hindi languages at the worldwide box office.
"The total theatrical rights excluding the Hindi belt stands at Rs 205 Cr," says a box-office analyst.
The Lokesh Kanagaraj directorial is presented by Sithara Entertainments in the Telugu States. So far, two songs from the movie have been released.
The film also features Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, Trisha Krishnan, Priya Anand, and others. Among some actors who are doing the film, Arjun and Gautham Menon are well-known to the Telugu audience. Produced by Seven Screen Studios, the film has music by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography by Manoj Paramahamsa. It is edited by Philomin Raj. 'Leo' is written by the director himself, Rathna Kumar, and Deeraj Vaidy.
It is expected that a grand pre-release event will be held for the Telugu version.