Months ago, when it was announced that Akhil Akkineni’s Hello would release on December 22, The first thing that came to mind was that it would clash with Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai! Akhil’s sec film was set to clash with one of the most awaited films of this year! Was that a cause for concern for Nagarjuna, who is not only Akhil’s father but also the producer of this film? But turns he least bothered! Heis unperturbed by the clash “How can we oppose the release of a Hindi film just because it is expected to be a success? That’s not healthy competition. In my times, so many of my Telugu films were dubbed and released in Hindi,” sstated the veetran actor as per reports on IANS. Also Read: Hello trailer: Akhil Akkineni’s film has perfect mix of drama, romance and action – watch video
“At that time, nobody opposed my dubbed appearance in Mumbai’s theatres. So now when Bollywood films, or for that matter Hollywood spectacles, are our competition we should be thinking of equalling not killing the competition,” He further added.
Hello starring Akhil Akkineni and Kalyani Priyadarshan is an upcoming romantic actioner that will hit theatres tomorrow. The story follows a boy who is on the look out for his soulmate who eh separated form when they were children. The film also has a racy edge to it, with Akhil taking on deadly dare devil stunts. The teasers are proof of his bad assery! Right from the first poster, we had Akhil performing a handstand on the edge of a parapet. Another excitement around Vikram Kumar is that it’s a Vikram Kumar film. It’s coming from the filmmaker who created 24. So everyone’s excited to know what he has in store this time round. So far the film has garnered huge buzz.
Now it’s time to see what Akhil Akkineni has in store! Will his debut film’s lukewarm response be forgotten after Hello! We will know soon!
(Inputs by IANS)