Ravi Teja believes films such as Baahubali 2 and his forthcoming Telugu action-comedy Kick 2 will usher in a franchise culture across Telugu cinema. “I’m confident that Baahubali 2 and Kick 2 will pave the way to more franchise-based films. This is just the beginning of the trend,” said Ravi, who feels strongly that the success of films in a franchise rests on the shoulders of a good writer.
“It’s a misconception that you make a second film in a franchise because the first one was successful. A writer has a very important role in building a successful franchise, and one of the reasons why Kick 2 even happened is because of our writer Vamsi,” he said.
Kick 2 has been written by Vamsi Vakkantham, who was also associated with Kick and several other hits such as Yevadu, Race Gurram and Temper. – IANS