Radhika Apte has been in the news for a long time now, with the rumors of her nude selfies, sensational comments on Tollywood and most recently with her leaked nude video. It is proved many a times that controversies will help largely in favor of the film.
In fact in Bollywood, they does not even hesitate to create a controversy around the film or the cast, just to fetch in enough publicity for the film. But for Balakrishna's Lion it has all come in a free package.
Radhika Apte has garnered huge craze in masses after her video leaks and controversial comments. Prior to that, she is almost a no one in Telugu film industry since she was hardly seen in couple of films.
So her sudden fame and craze making her fans wait badly for Lion. In the past, we have witnessed the kind of wonders glamour has done to Manchu Manoj's Current Teega. Sunny Leone cameo had made the cash registers ring at the ticket counters. Will the same magic work for Balakrishna too ? We got to wait till May 8 to know that.
Meanwhile, other leading lady of Lion, Trisha, is no less when compared to Radhika Apte. Her alleged engagement break up with Varun Manian is putting the tabloids ablaze and making Lion be in the news, since it is her only next big release.