been years since rumors were circulated that Jr. NTR split with
his father Hari Krishna and that they are no longer in good terms
with each other. To put an end to these rumors, Jr. NTR shared
the dais for the first time in public with his father Hari Krishna
at the audio function of 'Sivaramaraju' that was held today at
8 pm at Taj Banjara.
NTR was the chief guest for this function. Hari Krishna is enacting
a 45-minute vital role in Sivaramaraju film. The main star cast
of the film includes Jagapati Babu, Sivaji, Venkat, Hari Krishna
and Kanchi Kaul. SA Raj Kumar provided music and Samudra directed
this film. This movie is made on 'Super good movies' banner and
is slated for release on the 1st of November 2002.
other guest list of the evening included YVS Chowdary, VR Pratap
and Nandamuri Rama Krishna. YVS Chowdary recollected his association
with Hari Krishna. VR Pratap - the director who introduced Jr.
NTR - opined that he did not realize the real potential of NTR
when he was making 'Ninnu Choodalani'.
emotionally charged NTR said that he is very proud of his dad
Hari Krishna after watching his marvelous performance in Lahiri
is Hari Krishna - hailed by the anchor as 'Andhra Tiger, and 'Sahasa
Ratna' - who stole the show with an emotional speech. He said
that he is proud to be the son of legendary NTR. He also narrated
a couple of incidents that happened in the past one year, which
made him believe that some unknown power is protecting and guiding
him. After speaking about his experiences in the making of Sivarama
Raju, he requested RB Chowdary to allow him to speak on his personal
Hari Krishna addressed the media men that somebody spread rumors
that he and his son NTR are not in good terms. He said that this
sharing of dais in public with his son clears the mist surrounding
those baseless rumors. He also said that somebody asked him why
he is not supporting his son Jr. NTR publicly. He answered the
same by questioning 'Who supported NTR (Senior) to rise from a
milk seller's son to the biggest star of Telugu cinema and a CM
just after 9 months of the formation of the TDP?'. Hari Krishna
said that he wants all his kids to come up on their own and he
is not interested in interfering in their work and guiding them.
He said that he would take care of his kids for the first film,
as it's their launching pad. He listened to the story of 'Ninnu
Choodalani' and okayed it and later on he let Jr. NTR decide about
his future films. Hari Krishna also mentioned that he is launching
his other son Kalyan Ram as hero through Usha Kiron movies banner
soon. He said that there is a place for all talented people in
this film industry. It has accepted him, Bala Krishna, Jr. NTR
and Taraka Ratna. He said that the movie lovers would also accept
his son Kalyan Ram. He mentioned that there also possibilities
of Bala Krishna's son becoming a hero. However, only talented
people would stay in field. He said that the only legacy that
is left by his father to him is the fan following for Nandamuri
Vamsam. He also mentioned the dignity maintained by his father
NTR, who never asked any body to help or promote his kids.
said that he has four kids and all are named after Lord Rama.
His elder son's name is Janaki Ram. The second kid is a girl and
her name is Venkata Ramamma (named after the mother of legendary
NTR). His third offspring's name is Kalyan Ram. NT Rama Rao is
the fourth kid. Hari Krishna mentioned that name of NT Rama Rao
for his fourth kid is suggested by his babai Nandamuri Trivikrama
of the speech of Hari Krishna had references like 'Rashtra Prajalu,
Annalu, Tammullu, Aada paduchulu etc'
the end of it, Hari Krishna released the 'Sivaramaraju' audiocassette
and NTR took the first copy.