The music video of song "Evare" from Naga Chaitanya's "Premam" and a postal stamp have been released on Aug 29 as birthday gifts for Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is turning 57 on today.
Rajesh Murugesan has scored music for the soundtracks, while Vijay Yesudas has crooned the melodious number. Naga Chaitanya released the track on Aug. 18 and it has garnered superb response from the music lovers, who are now eagerly waiting to see its music video.
The song "Evere," which was released on the official YouTube channel of Aditya Music, has been listened to over 1 million times in the last 10 days. Its music video would be released on Aug 29. "On the occasion of Nagarjuna's birthday, we will be releasing the music video of the song as our gift to Nag's fans," Naga Vamsi said recently.
Akkineni Nagarjuna recently crooned 'Kotha Kotha Basha' song for the movie "Nirmala Convent," and the track has garnered tremendous appreciation from his fans and music enthusiasts. An emblematic postal stamp was released on his birthday to celebrate his debut as a singer. The stamp is an accolade to his versatility as an artiste. His sons Naga Chaitanya and Akhil joined thousands of Nag's fans to cheer their idol on his birthday.
Nagarjuna was all thrilled over his fans acknowledging his singing skills. "This is the biggest surprise in my life. I thank my fans and the industry for acknowledging me as a singer and giving this moment to treasure forever," the actor said in a statement released to the media.
The stamp art features a portrait of King Nagarjuna as a singer alongside the mystic Taj Mahal. "This stamp articulates the Telugu film industry's music skills through the voice of versatile artistes like Akkineni Nagarjuna and his admiration for fine lyrics and music composition," Chaitanya and Akhil said.
"This stamp is sure to appeal to everyone. Both (Nagarjuna and Taj Mahal) are ageless symbols of love. With King Nag's birthday and festive season just around the corner, now is a perfect time to get started on stamp collecting. It's a hobby the entire family can enjoy," Nagarjuna Akkineni Fans Association President said.
It is a classic that will be timeless for the entire family of Akkineni's and many of his fans will be looking forward to own this emblematic postal stamp. The public can purchase the stamps at the General Post Office, Abids, Hyderabad. A total of 10,000 postal stamps were printed and will be released tomorrow.