The director produced the movie, Beautiful directed by Augustya Manju. The film seemed like a rehash of his other old film, Naach.
Also, reviewers commented that the film was about a heroine increasingly losing her clothes in songs than any story. The movie opened Telugu Film New Year with a flop.
Even dubbed films like Raja Narasimha starring Mammotty, Thoota starring Dhanush directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon failed to even put up opening day numbers.
Kannada dub movie, Athade Srimannarayana did get mixed reviews in Telugu due to the runtime and the writing that works more in Kannada than in Telugu.