Many were shocked after watching Lakshmi’s NTR trailer because maverick director Ram Gopal Varma promoted Agasthya Manju as another director in titles. Who is Agasthya Manju? Many are wondering about it.
But the fact is, Agasthya Manju has been working with RGV for many films as an assistant director. Especially Agasthya’s great commitment stunned RGV in the sets of Lakshmi’s NTR. Thus RGV fixed it in mind that Agasthya Manju’s name should appear in title cards as director and it was done. As RGV planned hectic schedules for Lakshmi’s NTR, Agasthya Manju arranged everything about canning film and his speed helped more for completion of Lakshmi’s NTR within the time limit, close sources to the film asserted.
However, RGV is known for great gestures especially for his assistants, that’s why everyone who worked under RGV calls him as ‘Guru’.