While veteran actor Krishna and his wife Vijaya Nirmala launched the Tamil version, Malayalam version was unveiled by Dr D Ramanaidu and director Srinu Vytla released the Telugu version of The Businessman. Tollywood bigwigs like SS Rajamouli, Achi Reddy, DVV Daniah, actresses Kajal Aggarwal, Charmi, Namrata Shirodkar, Nisha Agarwal, Mumaith Khan, music director S Thaman, Suresh Reddy, Nassar, Ramesh Pushpala, Bhaskar Batla and others were present.
Actor Krisha and father of Mahesh Babu said that his son's earlier movie Pokkiri directed by Puri Jagannath broke all the records of the Telugu film industry in 2006. His recent movie Dookudu created a new history at the Box Office and he hopes that the forthcoming movie The Businessman will also do the same and rake in 150 crores in three languages.
Maverick filmmaker SS Rajamouli praised Puri Jagannath's ability to finish a film in a quick succession. The director said that his wife always asks him to take a cue from the Bujjigadu director on shooting a film in a rapid speed.
Mahesh Babu started off by thanking his Dookudu team for coming to the function. And said that his forthcoming movie The Businessman has some wonderful dialogues written by Puri Jagannath. The Dookudu star thanked the filmmaker, who claimed that one-liners appears on its own when he thinks about Mahesh, for having confidence in him and complimenting the actor.
The Businessman starring Mahesh Babu, Kajal Aggarwal and Prakash Raj will hit the screens on January 11, 2012.