The cast and crew of Devadas celebrated the film's Hexa Platinum function at Odeon 70mm theater today, 13 June. NTR was the chief guest for the occasion. The other guests B.A Raju, Mohan Goteti, Suresh Kondeti, Prabhu and Rentala Jayadev gave away trophies to the unit members.
"50% of the Music's success goes to lyricist Chandrabose" Devadas Music director Chakri said "Y.V.S. is also responsible for the film music" on a different note Chakri requested music director to promote Telugu singers. In response to Chakri's compliment Lyricist Chandrabose thanked everybody and sang the song Nuvvantene Istam.
Where B.A.Raju, editor of Superhit magazine, said that Y.V.S was a director with a lot of guts and hoped that he would make a film with NTR, Mohan Goteti (Eenadu editor) compared Y.V.S to the likes of Subhash Ghai and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He also praised hero Ram and heroine Ileana on their performances in the film and also Chakri for his music.
Journalist Prabhu also praised Y.V.S saying that he made a fine adaptation of NTR's Pathala Bhairavi using the title of an ANR film, Devadasu.
Responding to all the compliments being showered on him was Y.V.S. "Devadasu is the biggest selling album of all my films so far and is the biggest audio hit of this year's Sankranthi releases. The credit goes to music director Chakri and lyricist Chandrabose." Echoing Prabhu's words he continued "I have given fresh treatment to an old story. Ram and Ileana have both become big celebrities after Devadasu. I would like to thank NTR for gracing this occasion. He's a great source of energy and inspiration for film makers" Y.V.S also thanked the film's distributors in Nizam area, Suresh Movie Distributors, for their publicity work in that area.
"I will be lucky to get an opportunity to work with Y.V.S" chief guest NTR said "he (Y.V.S.) is a family friend and I call him as Yelamanchili. Only he could have presented my father, Hari Krishna, in the way he did in his films Lahiri Lahiri Lahiriloa and Seethaya. For the first time in the history of Telugu Cinema, Devadasu, pick up from the 5th week of its release and then become a blockbuster movie". NTR also announced that he will be doing a movie titled Rakhi with Krishna Vamsi in which Ileana is paired opposite him.
Hero Ram and Ileana thanked everybody for the film's success and for the support they were given. Ileana also said that she would be acting with NTR for a Krishna Vamsi film.