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.
"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.
In the film, she plays Bhanumati, a character from Telangana.
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."
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.