Superstar Mahesh Babu tested his luck with Maharshi and the film released today. Vamshi Paidipally is the director and Allari Naresh has been assigned a crucial role in this emotional drama. Pooja Hegde is the female lead and Rao Ramesh, Jagapathi Babu, Prakash Raj played other crucial roles. Maharshi released in a record number of 2000 screens which is the second highest for a Telugu film.
The word of mouth has been positive and Maharshi opened with packed houses across the globe. The film is expected to end up collecting huge numbers on day which is a record. The film will trash all the existing non-Baahubali records of Tollywood. The movie is expected to end up raking huge numbers by the end of the first weekend. Dil Raju, PVP and Ashwini Dutt are the producers of Maharshi.