Tollywood top director VV Vinayak returned Rs 3 crore to distributors as Akkineni Akhil?s debut movie Akhil failed to impress audience. Movie was directed by Vinayak. With hype created over Akhil?s debut movie, film was sold to distributors for Rs 45 crore. But, movie could sustain only for first three days. As the distributors were in loss, Vinayak returned the amount and also reduced his remuneration. Money was returned as part of the agreement in Tollywood industry.