Compared to the other industries, Tollywood took very less time to come out of the impact of the first wave of Covid-19, followed by a series of lockdowns triggered by the pandemic effect.
Few films in Tollywood went for theatrical release and tasted resounding successes like Krack, Uppena, and recent Vakeel Saab. However, Tollywood faced a big blow with the second wave of Covid-19.
A few films have postponed their releases given the Covid-19 scare. Despite the Covid-19 effect big stars have announced their next projects and blocked the seasons for the release.
The much-awaited combination of Superstar Mahesh Babu and Matala Mantrikudu Trivikram Srinivas have joined forces for the third time after 11 long years. The makers of the untitled film have blocked Summer, next year for the release and the team will hit the floors soon. The last time, the duo worked for Khaleja in 2010.
Young Tiger NTR okayed a film with Koratala Siva. After completing RRR, Koratala Siva will direct NTR for the project tentatively titled NTR 30. The makers are in plans to make it ready for a summer release. The official announcement from the makers was made and the shoot will commence soon.
Pan-Indian star Prabhas is busy shooting two projects Salaar helmed by KG.F fame Prashanth Neel and Adipurush. Both the films are expected to have a theatrical release for the summer season, next year.
Superstar Mahesh Babu's upcoming film Sarkaru Vaari Paata is expected to hit the theatres for the Sankranthi season, next year. Once the shootings are resumed, the team is expected to complete the balance shooting.
Power Star Pawan Kalyan, who is riding high on the success of recent outing Vakeel Saab will be seen next in the Krish directorial period drama 'Hari Hara Veera Mallu'. The combo might be released for the Sankranthi season next year.
Now we have to see how many directors can complete their projects and get them ready for release as per the planned dates. Let us wait and see what happens with these movies.