Before Pawan Kalyan became Power Star and was still the brother of Chiranjeevi, he came up with a heart touching love story called Suswagatham. This film changed Pawan's career and became the first blockbuster in his career. Suswagatham celebrates its 22nd anniversary today.
Directed by Bheemineni Srinivasa Rao, this film released on January 2nd, 1998. It featured Devayani as the female lead while Raghuvaran and Prakash Raj essayed important roles. Suswagatham was an instant success at that time as the viewers got extremely connected with the love story of the leads and the father-son relationship between Pawan and Raghuvaran.
It is the remake of Tamil film Love Today which had Vijay as the lead. Suswagatham ran for more than 100 days in many centers of Tollywood. It proved the talent of Pawan and was the first step to him achieving the stardom. Even the music composed by SA Rajkumar was a big success. Songs like Ye Swapnalokala and Happy Happy are still loved by many Telugu audiences. All the Powerstar fans reminisced the memories of this film and celebrated the occasion by trending the film on social media. RB Choudhary produced Suswagatham under Super Good Films.