Sources say that Upendra, who had arrived with his wife Priyanka Upendra, watched Sangolli Rayanna along with other celebrities. The story of the film and Darshan's performance impressed Uppendra a lot. Later, he thanked the entire team and praised the efforts of makers of the movie for bringing the glory of the freedom fighter on screen. Later, Uppi took Twitter to praise the films. He wrote,"Sangolli Rayanna is a well made historical film. Darshan is superb, hats off to producer and director. Must watch. "
Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar, Dwarakish and many others also thanked the Sangolli Rayanna producer for organising the special screening and had good words about the film. Meena Toogudeep, Dinakar, Sudharani, KFCC President Vijayakumar, Phani Ramachandra, KCN Chandru, Tara, Shivakumar, Sathyajit, Sriraksha, Sa Ra Govindu, Harshika Poonacha, Dhruva Sarja, Prathima Devi, Amoolya, Vijaya Raghavendra, Sharan, Taran Sudhir, Muruli, Chiranjeevi Sarja, Shivamani, Vani Harikrishna, MD Sridhar and H Vasu also watched the special screening at the Kaveri theatre.
Meanwhile, Sangolli Rayanna, which got terrific opening, has continued its dream run at the Kannada Box Office. The movie has done a roaring collection in Karnataka, and now the movie bosses are planning to release in other places.