After failing to score a commercial success with his first two films, Akkineni Akhil is now desperately trying to make amends with his upcoming film which has been titled as Mr. Majnu. Venky Atluri of Tholi Prema fame is directing this romantic entertainer which has Akhil playing a Casanova.
Producer BVSN Prasad initially planned to release the film in the last week of December. But, there seems to be change in the release plans of Mr. Majnu. Sources close to the team revealed that Akhil is in a dilemma over the release date. Though Christmas season is good to release the film, Akhil is looking to release the film in January.
A slew of films are slated for release in December. So, Akhil is in not willing to take risk at this point of his career. Also, Sankranthi season is jam-packed with biggies like NTR biopic, Ram Charan – Boyapati film and F2. Reportedly, Akhil wants to release Mr. Majnu during Republic Day holiday in the last week of January as no other big ticket film is slated for release at that time.
The teaser of Mr. Majnu received a thumping response and Akhil’s makeover got thumbs up from audience. Akhil is confident of scoring a hit this time and all he is looking for is the right time to release the film.