‘Veera Simha Reddy’ and ‘Waltair Veerayya’ are leading the race for nowSankranti 2023 is an important time for movie buffs with four major movies releasing at the same time - Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Veera Simha Reddy, Chiranjeevi’s Waltair Veerayya, Thalapathy Vijay’s ‘Varisu’ (Vaarasudu in Telugu), and Ajith Kumar’s ‘Thunivu’ (Thegimpu in Telugu).In the US, the presales for the premiere shows of all movies have started. So far, ‘Veera Simha Reddy’ is in the lead with more than 2000 tickets sold across the country. ‘Waltair Veerayya’ is close behind with 1500 tickets. Here is the pre sales numbers for all movies as reported by trade analysts:Veera Simha Reddy:58 Locations, 127 Shows, 2380 tickets sold Gross collections: $45,000Waltair Veerayya:51 Locations, 110 Shows, 1560 tickets sold Gross collections: $30,000Vaarasudu:53 Locations, 129 Shows, 980 tickets sold Gross collections: $20,000Thegimpu:51 Locations, 108 Shows, 533 tickets sold Gross collections: $11,000‘Veera Simha Reddy’, ‘Vaarasudu’, and ‘Thegimpu’ are all slated for a release on January 12, 2023 across the world. ‘Waltiar Veerayya’ joins the party a day later, on January 13, 2023.