The film marked the first collaboration between Mahesh and Anil Ravipudi and did well at the box office despite releasing a day before the Allu Arjun's Ala Vaikunthapurramloo. The action-drama featured the Dookudu hero in the role of an Army officer and had plenty of commercial elements.
Mahesh's blockbuster not only broke the all-time record TRP rating when telecast for the first time, but it also garnered massive TRP for the second time. Mahesh, who has set an all-time record in Tollywood, has now also set an all-time record in Kannada.
Sarilerru Neekevvaru was dubbed and telecast as "Major Ajay Krishna" and became the No. 1 Telugu dubbed film of all time. The film was telecasted a few days back and achieved a 6.5 TRP rating, surpassing the 6.3 TRP of "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy". Let us which movie can break superstar record in coming days.