Mahesh Babu's Sarileru Neekevvaru finally made its world television premiere yesterday, but the telecast turned into an unpleasant one. This proves that the 'Gemini TV version' of the movie wasn't worth the wait! The thriller, which premiered at 6 pm, has got the fans astounded with the drastic change it has brought to the original (theatrical) print.
The highlighting BGM of the movie and the title card was changed in the mini-screen version, which invited trolls. As per a rumour, Devi Sri Prasad, who has composed the music and background score for the movie, has asked for clarification from the channel on the same. The channel is yet to comment on the matter. The netizens have also complained about the duration of the movie, which was 4 hours contrasting to the original duration of 2 hours 58 minutes, owing to the advertisements. Sarileru Neekevvaru was premiered yesterday on the occasion of Ugadi.
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Released on 11th January 2020, the movie has Mahesh Babu essaying the role of an army officer. Directed by Anil Ravipudi, Sarileru Neekevvaru has Rashmika Mandanna, Raghu Babu, Jayaprakash Reddy, Vijayashanti, Rajeev, Prakash Raj, and Bandla Ganesh in pivotal roles. Bankrolled jointly by Mahesh Babu, Dil Raju, and Anil Sunkara, Sarileru became the best movie in Mahesh Babu's career.