After watching the movie, he praised the efforts of Nagavalli cast and crew members. Actor Venkatesh has impressed the superstar with his amazing performance. Actresses Anushka Shetty and Richa Gangopadhyay"s performance have also got thumbs-up from Rajini, says sources.
It may be recalled that Rajinikanth was firstly approached for the film as he had starred in its prequel Chandramukhi in 2005. But the superstar opted out citing out some reasons and had advised Vasu to go with separate versions in Tamil and Telugu. In fact, he had also referred Venkatesh for Telugu version and Ajith Kumar for Tamil version.