Sree Leela is the current sensation of Tollywood with a huge demand and several films in her lineup. In a pretty short period, she has done several movies and established herself as a good dancer and actress in top demand. She made her debut with Pelli SandaD and with Dhamaka, she joined the elite league of star actresses in Tollywood very quickly and signed multiple films continuously.
Mahesh Babu’s Guntur Kaaram was her 1st film with a big star hero. Initially, Pooja Hegde was the main lead actress and Sree Leela was the 2nd actress. But after one schedule the team changed the decision and made Sree Leela as main lead actress.
The film was released in the Sankranthi season and opened with a below-par word of mouth and reviews. Everyone thought it would be a hat trick disaster for Sree Leela after Aadikeshava and Extraordinary Man. Thanks to Mahesh Babu’s box-office pull, the movie did well and ended up with above-average status. It was a big break for Sree Leela as she got huge recognition in other languages too. The main reason is Kurchi Madathapetti song.
Mahesh and Sree Leela’s mass steps received a thunderous response for the song after the release and went viral on the internet. It was one of the main reasons behind the film registering massive viewership in other languages on Netflix. Till now Sree Leela gets very has been busy in Tollywood. But now, she has attracted interest from other industries too. The film was a big break for Sree Leela and got her the much-deserved recognition.
With the advent of pan-India movies, Guntur Kaaram was a critical movie for the actress in terms of exposure. Pan-India movies can bring great fame and stardom to actresses and now Sree Leela has to make smart decisions going forward.