of Bala Krishna's Chenna Kesava Reddy was held at Holiday
Inn at 7 pm on 2nd of September 2002 amidst tight security. Gun
flashing security men and sniffing dogs indicated that CM of AP
is gracing the Balayya audio function again.
In the past
too Balayya's Samarasimha Reddy and Narasimha Naidu's
audio functions were held at Holiday Inn and CM was the chief
guest. But 'Seema Simham' audio function was organized
at Taj Banjara. To make the sentiment work right, this time Balayya
repeated the venue and chief guest.
the event and called upon Chandra Bose to sing a song from the
film. He rendered the song - Navve Vallani Navvani .. Edche
Vallani Edvani Dont Care' - the introduction song from Chenna
Kesava Reddy. Later on the dialogue writer Paruchuri Venkateswara
Rao is called upon to speak. He mentioned that he is not going
to let out any of dialogues in the film unlike Balayya's earlier
In his address
to the packed auditorium, CM Chandra Babu Naidu commended the
films like Samara Simha Reddy and Narasimha Naidu.
He said that Balayya's films have good message along with unlimited
entertainment and hoped that CKR would also consists of good message
to the society. He also advised other producers to give some message
through their films. He appreciated Bala Krishna for creating
records with Samara Simha Reddy and Narasimha Naidu
and wished that CKR would beats the records created Balayya that
were never beaten by any other films.
Then the organizers
exhibited some audio clips on the screen. The unit of CKR donated
Rs 50,000/- to a welfare organization from Guntur. Bellamkonda
Suresh donated Rs 5,00,000/- to the CM Relief Fund. All the distributors
of CKR donated Rs. 50,000/- each to the CM Relief Fund.
Suresh told that he has been TDP's member since 1984 and it's
a thrilling occasion for him when his leader Chandra Babu Naidu
graced occasion for the film that is produced by him. He also
mentioned that he would organize a public 'abhinandana sabha'
after release of CRK and then he would talk about the greatness
of the film and its records later rather than boasting about it
thanked all the technicians. He also said that Mani Sharma has
always given good music for his films. He said that entertainment
industry is the second biggest revenue earner to the Government
after Indian Railways. He thanked Vinayak for giving such a wonderful
story. He also mentioned that he signed this film only after watching
Vinayak's debut film Aadi.
stole the show with telling about his character in CKR. He is
doing the character of 'Seema Sastry'. He told that he
did 60 characters of purohitudu so far. And he enjoyed this character
better than all his previous characters. He told the dialogue
of this film with abhinayam - - panchangam teesi pakkana pedithe,
nenu ninnu minchina faction leader ni (this dialogues comes
as a reply when a faction leader Chalapati Rao threatens Seema
Sastry). He said that Balayya is doing two roles and he saw
Sr. NTR in the performance of elder role. (Incidentally, the producers
were propagating that Balayya is doing single role so that it
has some curiosity factor. But Brahmanandam, unaware of this strategy
by producers, spoilt the party)
concluded the function with another song that starts with Telupu
Telupu - Nalupu Nalupu (actually he applied pun in lyrics
as Nalupu has two meanings - crushing and black color -
and telupu has two meanings - white color and expressing.
announced that the audio would hit market on 4th of September.
Music director Mani Sharma and director VV Vinayak refused to
speak on the occasion to save the precious time of CM.