of Prbhas's Varsham was released with much
fanfare in a set erected at Annapurna studios. Hundreds
of Prabhas's fans graced to the occasion by wearing
headband that reads 'Prabhas Youth Force'. Through
out the program, they are echoing the slogans like
'Prabhas - maa boss', 'Prabhas Raju - Zindabad' in
is the guest of function. The other celebrities who
graced the occasion were Prabhu Deva, KL Narayana,
NV Prasad and Jatin. Mahesh Babu released the audio
and gave the first unit to Surya Narayana Raju (father
said that he watched the entire film and he feels
that 'Varsham' would become a mile stone in the career
of Prabhas. He compared Varsham with Khaidi (Chiranjeevi),
Samarasimha Reddy (Bala Krishna), Okkadu (Mahesh Babu)
and Aadi (NTR). He opined that Varsham would collect
10 times what Prabhas's debut film Eeswar has collected.
said that Sumanth Arts has four pillars like MS Raju,
Paruchuri brothers, S Gopal Reddy and himself. And
all of them do work hard to make good films. He thanked
the producer and director for accepting his tunes
with wholeheartedness. And he described Varsham as
the pleasant seasonal rain that makes everybody happy.
He said that music director Devi Sri Prasad has given
very tender and matured music. This film would incidentally
place Devi Sri Prasad as one among the top Telugu
music directors after the release.
Director Devi Sri Prasad
recollected that it was MS Raju who introduced him
as music director with 'Devi'. He thanked MS Raju
again for giving another opportunity. He thanked the
entire team for helping him out in getting the best
music out for Varsham. He sang couple of lyrics and
entertained the crowds.
Prabhas looked very happy
and enthusiastic. You can see the glimpses of forthcoming
success in his happiness. He said that he is indebted
to producer MS Raju for giving him Varsham film. Prabhas
compared the director Sobhan to Mani Ratnam and said
that first films of these two directors did not work,
but Mani Ratnam did not look back from his 2nd film
onwards. Likewise, he predicted that Sobhan would
have a similar future ahead. He said that songs given
by Devi Sri Prasad are great. He thanked Sirivennela
for his lyrics by saying 'Sastry garu. Super andi.
is releasing on 14th January 2004 with 150 prints
in 200 theaters.
Prabhu Deva composed choreography for a song in
this film after a long gap.
2. Adnan Sami made his debut in Telugu music industry
by singing a masti song in this film.
3. When every music director is copying his own
or senior music directors tunes, Devi Sri Prasad
has come up with a new sound in one song of this
film. He used the sound of water as one musical