The highlight of this function is that Mohan Babu and KS Rama Rao reuniting again after having bitter moments in Telugu Cinema Vajrostavalu controversy. Another highlight is the way NTR appears. He has become extremely slim.
Audio of Manoj’s latest film Raju Bhai was launched at a function held at State Art Gallery in Hyderabad. D Rama Naidu and KS Rama Rao launched the audiocassettes for Andhra area and gave the first unit to Surya Kiran. Prabhas and Rajiv Kanakala launched the Nizam area audiocassettes and gave the first unit to lyricist Rama Jogayya Sastri. NTR and Rajamouli released the Ceded area audiocassette and gave the first unit to NV Prasad. B Gopal and Vijaya Bhaskar released the Karnataka area audiocassettes and gave the first unit to heroine Shiela. Chalasani Ramesha and Seenu Vytla released the audiocassettes for Tamilnadu area and gave the first unit to Giri (Mumbai) and Mallidi Satyanarayana Reddy. Kodali Nani and Cherry jointly released the audio cassette and gave it to photo journalists Pasupuleti Rama Rao and Kumara Swamy.
Speaking on the occasion D Rama Naidu said, “This audio launch shows the specialty of Mohan Babu. He acted in many films of our banner. He is producing good films with his sons. Dhee became a big hit in the recent times. I hope that Raju Bhai will also become a hit.”
NTR said, “Mohan Babu has two dreams. One is fulfilled by Seenu Vytla for Dhee. The next one will be fulfilled by Surya Kiran with Raju Bhai. Today is the release day of Adavi Ramudu. I am sure that music that is released today will also become a big success.”
Rajamouli said, “The performances of Manoj in dances and histrionics are very good. Surya Kiran is a good director and Yuan Shankar Raja’s music is mesmerizing. I wish that Raju Bhai will become a good musical hit.”
Mohan Babu said, “Success is not in our hands. We always put our sincere efforts so far. It is been five years since we got a success in our home banner. Dhee brought us success. Though there was no publicity for the film, good mouth talk helped it. I am doing our next film with Vishnu in the direction of Vijaya Bhaskar. I am acting in Rajamouli direction now. I am confident that Yama Donga will run for 25 weeks. I wondered how Rajamouli extract performance from me. But he made sure that I became his slave with the kind of command he has on subject. Suddala Ashok Teja and Rama Jogayya Sastri penned good lyrics for Rajubhai. Everybody worked hard for Raju Bhai. Let us hope for the best.”
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