Manyam Puli gearing up for a re-release amidst the Baahubali wave
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, the second and final installment in the Baahubali franchise, has struck gold in the box office. The Baahubali wave is sweeping the country with an unprecedented rush for the movie.
In the Telugu speaking states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana, almost all the theatres are screening Baahubali 2. Meanwhile, the Telugu version of Pulimurugan, Manyam Puli is gearing up for a re-release on May 6. This is a very ambitious move by the makers to release the movie in between the Baahubali wave.
Manyam Puli had a grand release on Decemeber 2 last year in around 350 theatres in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana states. The movie had a successful theatrical run of over 50 days. According to trade sources, Manyam Puli raked in an impressive 12 crores during it’s inital run from the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
We will have to wait and watch whether the decision to re-release Manyam Puli proves beneficial. The chances seem to be very slim but it will be an incredible achievement if the movie manages to hold it’s ground amid the Baahubali wave.