Senior Ntr created a sensation in Tollywood and in fact, he singlehandedly powered Tollywood to new heights. On his 97th birth anniversary, everyone is paying floral tributes to the great soul who got recognition to Telugu people.
When Ntr entered Tollywood, there used to be hardly ten films releasing per year and when he quit films to enter politics, he ensured that Tollywood comes up with 100s of films per year.
Ntr who spent nights without having food as his mess tickets got completed, vowed to turn the film industry into such a powerful force that it provides employment to all solving their hunger problems.
Ntr during his first 20 years between (1950-1970) created a sensation doing more than 200 films, ie 10 films per year. During that time, all the heroes come together starred in the same number of films. This shows how Ntr played a pivotal role in the progress of the industry.
Out of Ntr's 300 films, more than 250 films brought back return on investment which is a record. Among them, 200 films got the producers' huge profits. Though another 50 films suffered losses in the first run, during the second releases and the film's videos, DVDs and satellite TV rights brought the producers good profits.
In Ntr's career, more than 125 films used to get re-released every five years and stunned the analysts by getting the producers' huge profits. Almost 99% of Ntr's films used to get releases every five years with new prints. No other hero in the Indian film industry had such a record. Till his last breath, he had the honor of fighting for the honor of Telugu pride. Generations may change but the nation will not forget Ntr's coNtribution to the film industry and also Andhra Pradesh politics through his welfare schemes to help the poor.