Tomorrow, August 9th, 2022, is Mahesh Babu's 47th birthday. There will be a special showing of Pokiri, his romantic action comedy from 2003. The movie's re-release made history by having the most special screenings of any Indian movie. There will be more than 175 shows globally, including 60 in Andhra Pradesh and 42 in Telangana.
Furthermore, Mahesh Babu's fame has crossed boundaries, and there will be international shows as well. The makers also want to increase the number of shows based on fan response. Movie lovers are posting their enthusiasm on social media as the re-release of the movie approaches. Internet users have sent some sweet remarks expressing their excitement to watch their favourite birthday star once more on the big screen.
For the unknown, fans and distributors have opted to give the complete collection of Pokiri special shows to children's charities. They tweeted about their honorable choice to celebrate SuperStar Mahesh Babu's birthday, saying, "On the occasion of his birthday, The Special Shows of his film POKIRI have been Planned Worldwide on AUGUST 9th in the grandest style possible. The reaction has been phenomenal since the announcement, with tickets for special events selling out in within minutes. With such a strong outpouring of affection from all corners, Our Super Fans and Our Beloved Distributors have made the decision to give the whole earnings from Pokiri Special Shows to the MB Foundation in order to support children's heart operations and education for underprivileged children. We are quite proud to announce this initiative and want to express our sincerest gratitude to our supporters, our distributors, for their help. We certainly look forward to undertaking many such noble works in the greatest way possible in the near future by following the footsteps of our hero SUPERSTAR MAHESH BABU...Like Hero, Like Fans. This August 9th will be Extra Special."
In the meanwhile, Mahesh Babu has teamed up with director Trivikram Srinivas for his upcoming project, which has the working title of SSMB28. Pooja Hegde plays the female lead in this much-awaited drama, which is expected to hit theatres by the summer of 2023.