Preity Zinta thanks Mahesh and team

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta took to Twitter to celebrate 21 years of her blockbuster Telugu film, Rajakumarudu (Released on July 30 in 1999) and taking the special occasion into account, Mahesh Babu got nostalgic and remembered his debut film as a protagonist.

Thanking director Raghavendra Rao for making his maiden silver screen outing a special one, the Prince of Tollywood wrote on his twitter handle – 21 years and how Thank you @Ragavendraraoba for making my first a super special one.

The learning that came with the experience is something I’ll always cherish. Extremely glad to have known and worked with you and our amazing team #21YearsForRajakumarudu

Starring Bollywood beauty Preity Zinta as the leading lady, Raja Kumaradu worked well at the ticket counters and established Mahesh as a good-looking hero with solid acting chops. Preity was also unanimously praised for her striking screen-presence in the role of Rani.

Preity Zinta shared a couple of stills from the film and remembered the good times. She thanked her co-star Mahesh Babu and director Raghavendra Rao for all the fond memories that she would cherish for life.

Preity wrote, Thank you @Ragavendraraoba Garu & @urstrulyMahesh for an incredible experience. I will always cherish it #Memories #21YearsForRajakumarudu.

Raja Kumarudu won the Akkineni Award for Best Home-viewing feature film. It was also dubbed in Hindi as Prince No 1. The film set the cash registers ringing at the box office and ran over 100 days in theatres

Meanwhile, on the work front, Mahesh Babu will begin his next film Sarkaru Vaari Paata once the on-going situation gets back to normalcy. Directed fame Parasuram, the pre-look poster of the commercial entertainer released to a roaring response from netizens.

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