‘Manam’ starring Dr. Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Akkineni Nagarjuna and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, directed by Vikram K Kumar and produced by Akkineni family with Reliance Entertainment as its presenter, was released worldwide on May 23rd with tremendous openings and stood as a super hit movie. Like ‘Premabhishekam’, ‘Manam’ also produced by Annapurna Studios became a huge hit. It collected more than $ one million and created a new record at overseas. Likewise it has created collection record in Andhra, Telangana and Ceded regions. The film was accepted by the audience whole-heartedly and is well appreciated by prominent people.
The National Award winner Kamal Haasan, watched the film and said, “I am a fan of Shivaji garu and A.N.R. garu. But after watching ‘Manam’, I once again became a huge fan of A.N.R. It has created a feeling of oneness. It’s a feel good movie. When everyone were laughing and enjoying this movie, I was into tears remembering the association and attachment I had with A.N.R. I am really happy that his family made this film like a beautiful final note. A.N.R. is still alive in our hearts. Being a fan of A.N.R., I thank Akkineni family for presenting us a wonderful movie”.