Rajamouli became the star icon of Tollywood and the impact he created with his graphical wonder ‘Eega’ is unforgettable. Experiencing and enjoying his beautiful creation movie lovers started following his words as holy scriptures. When he became producer for the film ‘Andala Rakshasi’, people sat up at once and started following it closely and thronged theaters when it hit the screens today though the film is a product of debutantes. It did not take even a minutes to realise how mistaken they were in banking and coming to theaters on Rajamouli’s words.
The film ‘Andala Rakshasi’ turned ‘Torture Rakshasi’ which movie lovers having no space to hide. Only relief for them are the songs, beautiful picturesque locations. The comments from fellow viewers provided them comic relief than the comedy track of the film. Even frequent smokers were aghast at the continuous smoking and drinking of hero Gautam (Rahul Ravindran) and were heard commenting that the hero looked like a chain smoker than a star. Many were at their wits end unable to make head or tail of the film for the first half an hour of the film.
Movie lovers wondered how could Rajamouli fell in love with ‘Andala Rakshasi’ and turn Rakshasudu to torture to movie lovers. Some even questioned what appealed to Rajamouli that did not appear to them. All in all entire ‘Eega’ memories are erased by ‘Andala Rakshasi’.