Okkadu is one of the biggest hits in the career of Superstar Mahesh Babu
. This 2003 action entertainer got directed by Gunasekhar. Bhumika Chawla
played the female lead in it and Prakash Raj essayed the role of the antagonist. Okkadu had hit the screens on 15th January 2003, during the Sankranthi festive period. Upon its release, the movie got a huge positive response from the audiences. Eventually, it went on to run for more than 100 days at the box office. The 100 Days function of this film happened in Vijayawada on the 31st of May. Almost 7 lakh people have attended the event. This proves the stardom of Mahesh and Krishna among Telugu people.
Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, who was the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh at that time, attended the function as a chief guest. Superstar Krishna also graced the event. Krishnam Raju, Dasari Narayana Rao, Vijaya Nirmala, Prabhudeva and Prabhas have attended the event as well. The whole ceremony happened like a festival and still remains fresh in the minds of Superstar fans. Mahesh fans are reminiscing those memories by sharing photos from the event.
Currently, Mahesh Babu is prepping up to start the shooting of his next film Sarkaru Vaari Paata. Directed by Parasuram, this film features Keerthy Suresh
as the female lead. It is being produced by Mythri Movie Makers, GMB Entertainments, and 14 Reels Plus. The shoot of this film will go on the floors either in August or September.