Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu teamed up with Koratala Siva for the first time for the social message oriented movie Srimanthudu, which was released in 2015 and emerged as blockbuster at the box office. The movie is still grabbing the attention of movie lovers in various platforms. According to the latest update, ‘Srimanthudu’ has crossed 100 million views on YouTube and now it has become the first-ever South Indian movie to do so.
The social message oriented movie is bankrolled jointly by Mythri Movie Makers and Mahesh Babu's production company Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt Ltd and has Shruti Haasan as the female lead. It also has Jagapathi Babu, Rajendra Prasad, Mukesh Rishi, Sampath Raj, Sukanya, and Harish Uthaman in pivotal roles, the movie grossed nearly Rs 2.0 billion from the worldwide box office. After the release of this film, many politicians announced the adoption of remote villages of AP and Telangana.