of Venkatesh's latest film Lakshmi was released at
Taramati Baradari (near Golkonda fort) on the night
of 18th December. Taramati Baradari is a historical
monument where Taramati - the favorite dancer of Kutubshah
in 1600's - used to perform.
males and females with the name bearing Lakshmi were
chosen in a lucky dip and were invited for this function.
NVV Vijaya Lakshmi (Dilshuknagar), Y Lakshmi Ramana
(Kachiguda), P Mahalakshmi (Masab Tank), Sri Lakshmi
(Dilshuk nagar), G Lakshmi Sarith (Nalgonda) and K
Lakshmi (Musheerabad) released a song each. There
are five regular songs and one remix song in this
Bellamkonda Suresh said, "VV Vinayak is
known for his mass orientation. This film would take
Venkatesh close to the masses like Bobbili Raja. Chota
K Naidu captured Venkatesh in a new dimension. I had
the opportunity to see the rushes of the film and
I can say that Lakshmi is going to be a super hit."
VV Vinayak said, "I would like to thank
both Venkatesh and D Suresh for granting us dates
immediately when we narrated the subject. Nallamalupu
Bujji is my close buddy. He worked with me for Adi
film. He is one of the reasons behind my success in
film industry. Lakshmi film will become a big hit.
This film has the right blend of mass and sentiment
director Ramana Gogula said, "I did my
debut as music director 8 years back with Premante
Idera. I am happy to work with Venkatesh again. I
would like to thank director VV Vinayak for trusting
me and giving me this opportunity. I worked so hard
for this film that Rama Naidu studios have become
the second home for me."
Rama Naidu released the audiocassette and gave the
first unit to M Lakshmi Reddy from Cudappah.
Venkatesh said, "The story of the film
is good. Lakshmi has nice family drama in it with
right blend of action and sentiment elements. VV Vinayak
has done really well. Lakshmi would be liked by all
segments of audiences. We are aiming for Sankranthi
Gogula and Sudha rendered their voice to Taka Taka
Merise song. Venkatesh and Charmme danced for the
remix song of the film for a brief moment. Ramana
Gogula's energetic performance for remix song got
tremendous applause. Rama Naidu pulled Charmme for
a dance during this song.
music bought the audio rights. Shilpa Chakravarthy
anchored this event. The celebrity list that attended
this function include D Rama Naidu, KL Narayana, Venkatesh,
Charmme, VV Vinayak, Ramana Gogula, B Gopal, Rasool,
Bellamkonda, Bhogavally Prasad, Satti Rangaiah, Gunnam
Gangaraju, Chandrabose, Umesh Gupta, Akula Shiva,
PV Shyam Prasad, Chota K Naidu, Alankar Prasad, KS
Rama Rao, Pradeep Rawat, Sayaji Shinde, Sarvanand,
Rajiv Kanakala, Baljeet, Sameer and Sanjay.
photos to be added later