The success meet of Venkatesh's latest film 'Gharshana'
was held at Rama Naidu studios on 4th August evening.
Venkatesh, Gowtam (director), Kula Sekhar (Lyricist),
Ravi Prakash (actor) and Sivaraju (Producer) attended
did Gharshana for myself, not merely for success -
Venkatesh thanked the audience for encouraging Gharshana
film. Like Chanti, Gharshana too broke the trend and
proved that audiences always encourage all well made
films with a different story and treatment. Gharshana
generated best openings and outstanding revenue for
any Venkatesh film so far. The outstanding music and
best technical values made the film get such a success
talk. Venkatesh felt that no other big hero could
ever attempt to act in a film that has not even a
single comedy scene. He remembered the first shot
of the film for which he needed to stay immersed in
water for a day at a temperature of 6 degrees. Venkatesh
said that he always wanted to make a film with a Hollywood
look since he entered the film industry and the opportunity
came only after completing 50 films. He stated that
he did Gharshana for himself, not for success.
did Gharshana since I was in debts - Gowtam
Director Gowtam said that he has been touring all
the important theaters in AP to checkout the response
it has got. The response witness by him is extraordinary.
He thanked Venkatesh for doing a bold attempt through
this film. Gowtam confessed that the prime reason
for doing this film is his financial debts he incurred
while making Kakha Kakha. He said that he changed
a lot of scenes from the original for nativizing in
inspired me for lyrics of 'Andagada' - Kulasekhar
Kula Sekhar thanked Venkatesh for encouraging new
talent. He has been waiting to work with Harris Jayaraj
after listening to Cheli music. He said that Venkatesh's
handsomeness is the inspiration for him to write 'Andagada'
song. He thanked Revathi (assistant director of Gowtam)
for recommending him to the makers as dialogue writer
to collect 4.5 crores in 7 days - Suresh
Vijaya Bhaskar - Genera Manager of Suresh Movie distributors
- said that Gharshana is all set to collect a share
of 4.5 crores in 7 days with 150 prints. This film
is the biggest 1st week grosser among Venkatesh's
film. Venkatesh's Malliswari is said to have collected
a share of 4.03 in 7 days with 125 prints.
Ravi Prakash said that he is feeling proud to be the
part of a different and well made film. The producer
Sivaraju felt that the movie has extraorniary music
and excellent photography.