After watching Department, Puri Jagannath took to his Twitter account to share his excitement over the film. The filmmaker wrote, “Department - Top of the line in every 'department', be it acting, writing, direction, thrills or camera work.” Puri added, “Watching Department, Rgv is rocked da show. Hats off to him. U need guts to make a film like dis. Amithji as Sirji Rao is kickass.”
Puri Jagannath feels that the movie is an energy drink for upcoming filmmakers. He further tweeted, “Film lovers should watch dis, rogue methodology rocks. It's tough to follow rogue methodology coz it comes from madness.” He added, “RGV broke all da rules n distroyed them completely n heartfully. Department is an energy drink for all da new film makers.”
However, Department is a gangster movie directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film features Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Rana Daggubati in lead roles. The story of film revolves around a terrifying power struggle within the bowels of the mother of all powers - the police 'department'. It has received an 'A' certificate from the Censor Board.