Ram's 3rd film in the direction of Surender is running
with hit talk. The unit of NTR Arts banner has arranged
the success meet to share information with the press.
Kalyan Ram, Sindhu Tolani, Surender, Brahmanandam,
Venu Madhav, GV Sudhakar Naidu, Rajyalakshmi, Ajay,
Ram Prasad (cinematographer) and Gowtam Raju (editor)
participated in this press meet.
Ram is a passionate artist - Brahmanandam
Brahmanandam said that this success meet is a genuine
success meet. He praised director Surendar as the
hero of the film. He knew Surender from the days of
Kranthi Kumar's Preminchedi Endukamma. Brahmanandam
asked in 3 scenes of this film, which comical yet
vital. Brahmanandam opined that the heroine introduction
scene and the interval block are the best scenes he
has seen in Telugu films. He commended that Surendar
has the ability to gauge the mass pulse. He cautioned
to Surender that the success should not go into his
head and he should behave disciplined. Brahmanandam
said that Kalyan Ram's performance is an asset. He
quoted Kalyan Ram as passionate artist and successful
Surendar said that he is indebted to producer
cum hero Kalyan Ram for giving him an opportunity
to direct. He thanked the cast and crewmembers for
cooperating with him.
hit than I expected - Kalyan Ram
Kalyan Ram said that he is finding no words to explain
his happiness over the stupendous success of Athanokkade.
This film has become bigger hit than he expected it
to become. He has known Surender for the past 1 and
half years. Chiranjeevi was the first film celebrity
to call Kalyan Ram and congratulate him over success
at 5 pm on the release day. Later on Nagarjuna called
up from Mauritius. Mohan Babu also called up and congratulated
him. Bala Krishna too called him up from Austria to
appreciate. For the first time in his life Kalyan
Ram has seen tears (of happiness) in the eyes of his
father Hari Krishna over the success of Athanokkade.
Ramesh Singanamala has bought the Tamil rights of
Athanokkade for a fancy price and he would be producing
this film with Vijay as hero.
Ram lived up to the title of Athanokkade - Venu Madhav
Comedian Venu Madhav said that the introduction of
his character in Athanokkade got tremendous applause.
He also shared proximity to director Surendar by claiming
that his mother too came from Warangal district. He
praised Kalyan Ram to live up to the title of the
film 'Athanokkade' by looking into the 24 crafts of
filmmaking and making this film a big hit.
Ram made Nandamuri dynasty proud - GV Sudhakar
GV Sudhakar said that his role in this film has given
answer to the people who says that there are no villains
of Telugu origin in Telugu film industry. His character
in this film is the best character he has done in
his career spanning 90 films in 4 different languages.
He appreciated Kalyan Ram by risking his money and
family reputation and making a big hit that would
make Nandamuri dynasty feel proud about. He also said
that entire film industry wanted this film to become
Sindhu Tolani, cinematographer Ram Prasad, actor Ajay
and actress Rajyalakshmi also spoke during this press