Hyderabad: Within an hour of its online release on Thursday, the trailer of ‘Lakshmi’s NTR’ by Ram Gopal Varma has gone viral with over 4.6 million views yesterday.
The movie is a biopic on the former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister. “Four million views in just 24 hours for LakshmisNTRtrailer.The Gods are really blessing our team… We all thank you NTR,” Varma tweeted.
A controversy erupted after Varma announced his intention to make the movie. Telugu Desam Party leaders expressed their displeasure and alleged that the director might portray Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in poor light.
Varma, however denied the allegations, and said the movie focuses on some true incidents relating to NTR during his last days.
Rajsekhar Aningi is the main protagonist and Yagna Shetty plays Lakshmi Parvathi in the movie.