“Aa Naluguru” is the most abused term in Telugu film industry circles. It is claimed by many that 4 top producers are controlling major theaters and dictating terms in Telugu film industry. And they are destroying small and medium films is the word. One among the 4 is Dil Raju.
In recent media meet related to Andhra & Telangana film chamber of commerce. Dil Raju made his point that, it is better to continue Hyderabad as center for Telugu cinema production and not fight over separation of chambers. Another group is fighting for a separate Telangana chamber. Dil raju is of the opinion that, film making is a business and it is in the interest of business to remain neutral and yet make sure Telangana talent gets priority. He also claimed that he encouraged Telangana Talent like Harish Shankar and Vamsi Paodipalli.
When asked about theatrical control by “aa naluguru”, he said he is all for rem,oval of lease based system if government takes a strand. This might be the right opportunity to save small cinema. Jump in guys !