They have equated the Chief Minister's role played by Nazar to
YSR, the opposition leader character's name Jawahar Naidu to
Chandrababu Naidu and the dialogue 'Dushta Rajakeeyalu chesevariki
bolli (Soriasis) vanti vyadhulu'. The villain's son (Ranababu Naidu
character) launching Telugu Talli agitation and calling for
extradition of non-Telugus from the state was equated to
'Non-Andhraites' from Telangana.
Alleging that Puri Jagannath had announced even
before the release of the film that the movie is based on politics
and would not reflect current political situation, they said that
Puri Jagannath and Pawan Kalyan have intentionally made the film.
They created a ruckus near Aradhana theatre in Tarnaka of
Hyderabad, near the OU, and also in various other parts of
Telangana like Warangal. They stopped the screening of the morning
show and destroyed the cut-outs and flexis near the
Some of them had brought a few reels of the film out and set
them afire and demanded a ban on the film in Telangana region.
Director Puri Jagannath, producer DVV Danaya and some of the film
distributors are trying to pacify the agitators by announcing to
edit the scenes, which are objectionable.
However, this is not the first time a Pawan Kalyan's film is facing the Telangana agitators ire. Earlier, his film Komuram Puli faced the Telangana agitator's wrath and they were cooled down with the removal of 'Komuram' from the title of the movie.