We all know that when it comes to Ram Gopal Varma’s Twitter rant, you can love them or hate them but they are very hard to ignore. And his tweet after Balakrishna’s Gautamiputra Satakarni is sure to have ruffled some feathers of the Mega family and fandom.
While praising GPSK trailer that was released on Friday, the director said that Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 is not in the box office battle against Balakrishna-starrer in January. “After Satakarni fights there is no more Sankranthi Fight ..War looks completely ONESIDED @DirKrish. A truly real Katthi kanna mega sharp trailer is @DirKrish ‘s Gautamiputra Satakarni,” the director posted.
However, seeing a backlash for his tweet on Chiranjeevi, the director quickly clarified that he was a “true mega” fan and wanted Chiru to do films like Baahubali and Satakarni. “As a Mega fan I truly wish Mega Star does a film like Satakarni and take Telugu cinema to the next ultimate level. Really true fans of Mega star if they are genuine from heart should tell Mega star to do films like Baahubali and Satakarni,” he added.
His last tweet was too ambiguous to explain. “Mega 150 is to Baliah’s 100 what Satakarni is not to Baahubali because 100’s issue is a Mega Bahubalian issue for 150 and not for 100,” RGV said.
Balakrishna’s Satakarni is releasing at the same time as Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 in January. Both the stars are placing their bets on these films as they are crucial for being Balakrishna’s 100th film and Chiru’s 150th film. However, there isn’t any animosity between both the stars as Chiru was recently spotted at movie launch festival of GPSK and also praised Balayya.
“Gautamiputra Satakarni will be remembered as one of Balakrishna’s best movies and it will be a cakewalk for him. There is also originality in the movies as it is directed by Krish who produced a Hollywood-level movie Kanche. I have a confidence that Krish will recreate what exactly happened in the history by doing justice to the character,” Chiranjeevi had said hugging the star.