He persistently saying that Srimanthudu is content driven film, which will direct audience in what should they expect from the movie. 1 Nenokkadine, failed in doind so. He promoted the film in big way in Tamilnadu, where the Tamil version too releases on the same day.
With the great buzz around and fans arranging mid-nights shows all-round the state, the trade pundits are predicting 12-15 crores business on first day in AP/TG. And with 160+ screens in USA, 1Million USD should be a cake walk on first day for Mahesh, who has a great hold in the territory.