Director Deva Katta made an impressive debut with the 2006 romantic comedy Vennela. However, it was his second film PRasthanam which brought him wide fame. This 2010 film got a lot of acclaims and awards as well. After the success of Prasthanam, Deva Katta teamed up with Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni for the action entertainer Autonagar Surya. This film celebrates six years of its release today. On this occasion, here is a look back into it.
Autonagar Surya traces the story of Surya who gets jailed as a juvenile convict. He completes his education in jail and works on his dream project. After coming out of prison, he starts off journey to complete his dream project but little did he know about the obstacles he is going to face. The filming of Autonagar Surya started in 2011. It got halted in 2012 due to financial problems. The makers again revived filming in 2013. Finally, it had hit the screens in 2014. Atchi Reddy has produced the film under Max India Productions. Anoop Rubens composed the music of it and Srikanth Naroj has handled the cinematography. The music album got a decent response from the audiences.
This was the third release in the combination of Naga Chaitanya and Samantha, after Ye Maya Chesave and Manam. Upon its release, Autonagar Surya got a decent reception from the audiences as well as the critics. Especially, Naga Chaitanya got praised for his acting in a complete action avatar.