The unit of Premikulu felicitated comedian Brahmanandam
at Ramanaidu Studios, Nanakramguda. The felicitation
was to celebrate, Brahmanandam receiving an honorary
doctorate from Nagarjuna University.
function was held on the last day of shooting of Premikulu,
Brahmanandam was invited onto the sets with a pandit
chanting mantras and holding a purnakumbam. Producer
B A Raju, director Jaya and the cast of the film gave
bouquets and expressed their happiness. Then Brahmanandam
received bouquets from all the crewmembers.
B A Raju later felicitated him with a shawl, while
Jaya and B A Raju gifted a commemoratory memento.
few journalists shared their happiness, then producer
of the film and long time journalist B A Raju
expressed his happiness and said, "I was impressed
by the acting capabilities of Brahmanandam when I
met him on the sets of Chinni Krishnudu during his
early days. I also told him that I was going to write
about him and he felt really happy."
is one of the most well known comedians of the Telugu
film industry. I was once traveling with him when
a senior manager from a private firm came up to him
and shook Brahmanandam's hand and said that he was
a very big fan of him. I have heard politicians say
that Brahmanandam's comedy relaxes them after a hard
days work. He is a comedian who is liked by politicians
and commoners alike."
speaking Brahmanandam said, "I was earlier
felicitated on many different occasions but I never
felt so happy like I am feeling right now. Sharing
this with people of this unit is really great for
me. And I am especially thankful that journalists
who have always been behind me from the beginning
are here to share it with me. They have stayed behind
me and encouraged me from the day I set foot in the
A Raju is someone I know for the past 20 years, he
was the first person who wrote about me being a promising
comedian. He saw me on the sets of Chinni Krishanudu,
which was Jandyala's film and said to me that he was
writing about me. So he and I share a special bond."
should also talk about Jaya who is a great director,
when I saw her on the sets o Premalo Pavani Kalyan
I was sure she would someday make a great director
as she takes a lot of care bout each and every department
of film making. But the role that I have in this film
is something very great and something that I will
remember for a long time."
would like to again thank the unit members and the
journalists who are present for the felicitation."
that Brahmanandam left for his shooting.