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'Son of Tamil soil' Balakrishna endears himself

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 • Telugu Comments

Nandamuri Balakrishna, who was yesterday in Chennai to launch the audio of the Tamil version of 'Gautamiputra Satakarni', spoke passionately in Tamil.  The proud son of the Telugu land also described himself as a son of the Tamil soil.

"I am a son of the Tamil soil. I was brought up in Chennai and I drank the water of this land," he has been quoted saying by a national daily.

Many senior Tolloywoodians have an emotional connect with Tamil Nadu, as it was in Madras (the old name of Chennai) that they were brought up.  Even among the current lot, Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun, Rana, Naga Chaitanya and others were brought up in that city, thanks to which they know Tamil well.

'GPSK' will have a more-than-ordinary release in the neighbouring State.  Obviously, the success of 'Baahubali-2' prompted the makers to rethink their strategy.