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Actress Sai Pallavi is on cloud nine with the overall reception for her Telugu debut "Fidaa", a love story set against a Telangana backdrop. She says she feels overwhelmed with the response.
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"It feels so overwhelming. I was really surprised by this kind of response, especially for my dialogues in the Telangana accent. I'm on cloud nine," Pallavi told IANS.
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In the film, she plays Bhanumati, a character from Telangana.
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Talking about the experience of learning the accent, she said: "Having learnt the Telangana accent, whenever I think of Telugu now, I can only relate with this accent."
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Directed by Sekhar Kammula, "Fidaa" grossed over Rs 25 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. The film, produced by Dil Raju, also stars Varun Tej, who plays a doctor.