Aascar Ravichandran has confirmed that the Tamil Nadu distribution rights of Billa 2 have been purchased by his Aascar Films. But he refused to reveal the price paid for the rights and claimed that as there are no big release this summer, he bought the rights for a handsome price.
Traders have said that Aascar Ravichandran paid Rs 24.11 crore for the distribution rights and Rs 2 crore for the movie promotions. Recently, the abroad theatrical rights of the forthcoming movie Billa 2 was sold to GK Media for Rs 5 crore. However, except Kerala region, the distribution rights of all other regions have been sold.
Billa 2, starring Ajith Kumar, Parvathy Omanakuttan and Bruna Abdullah in the leads, will hit the screens in June. The audio of the upcoming Tamil film is expected to hit the stands in May.