Speaking at the event, NTR heaped praises on Savitri as the main pillar of the film industry and commented that none of the present generation actors really have the status and stature to talk about her greatness.
He said that it is director Nag Aswhin’s immense respect as a fanboy of Savitri than the craft experience that inspired him to accept this big challenge. He also lauded the star cast, Keerthi Suresh, Samantha, Vijay Devarakonda and Dulqueer Salmaan for having the courage to portray the iconic characters in this historic film. He also opined nature played a big part in bringing all these artists on board
However, revealing the reasons for not accepting the offer to reprise his grandfather NTR’s role in this biopic, NTR said that he doesn’t really have the guts and talent to step into the shoes of the legendary actor.