Similar thing happened in Mega Star Chiranjeevi’s stature in Andhra Pradesh. When he was in films atleast his fans used to vouch for his stardom and greatness but once he joined politics and became laughing stock, many of his fans also disowned him. However a national media in its recent suvery showed Mega Star’s might.
In a survey conducted by it to findout celebrities who influenced Indian film industry, Mega Star Chiranjeevi was the only one to find his way into the list from Tollywood. The list included superstars like Amitabh Bachchan, Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Rajesh Khanna,Prithviraj Kapoor,Amir Khan,Sharukh Khan,Shivaji Ganesan,MGR,Rajanikanth,Kamal Hasan,Salman Khan among others.
This is indeed another feather in his distinguised crown. The organisers sang praises of Mega Star for his contribution to Tollywood which changed the course of film making.