Director R Chandru has started the 'Mylari Vijaya Yatra' at Hospet in Bellary district on 17th January. The rally moved from Hospet to Bellary and Challakere, where it was finally ended in the evening. Century hero Shivaraj Kumar, producer Kanakapur Srinivas and KP Srikanth took part in the 'Vijaya Yatra'. Nearly four lakhs fans of Shivanna also participated in the car and bike rally.
After completing the rally in Challakere, R Chandru shared his excitement about the 'Mylari Vijaya Yatra' with Oneindia. He said, "The 'Vijaya Yatra' was started in Hospet by Mylari team including me, Shivanna, producers Kanakapur Srinivas, KP Srikanth. The rally moved for three kilometeres and lakhs of excited Shivanna fans took part in it with their own bikes and cars."
He added, "Later, the Mylari team moved to Bellary, where more than two lakhs Shivanna fans had gathered. Minister Janardhan Reddy's brother Somshekhar Reddy began the procession. Bellary local MLA, Kannada association president Basappa, all pro-Kannada groups and Shivanna Abhimanis were present in the rally. In the evening, the rally reached Chalikere, where it was concluded."
Talking about the further rally, R Chandru said, "Now, we have completed the first day rally. We have decided to take rest before we proceed further because we are getting invitations from the threatres owner from many cities like Shimoga across the state, where the movie has been running houseful in all the four show for the past 25 days. Many exhibitors have come forward with all the arrangements for the function. So we will plan our next route of the 'Vijaya Yatra' based on the response of the audience in the entire Karnataka."
However, the Taj Mahal fame director denied to reveal the exact collection of the film stating that he is director and he does not know anything about the Box Office reports. He said, "Intially, the film was released in 130 theatres, but we reduced the number in the next weeks in order to accommodate new releases. Now, it is being screened in 100 plus theatres and almost all cinema halls are houseful in all the four shows."