Shivaji opined Telugu Film Industry hasn't been coming forward to join the movement seeking Special Status only because of leadership crisis. He felt people working in all the 24 crafts would follow if there is a right person to lead from the front.
The 'Missamma' Actor believes Centre would crumble if Film Stars join the movement against injustice happened to AP. He reminds Constitution was amended because of the Tamil Film Industry.
Shivaji alleges Heroes like Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun and Ram Charan don't know about issues in AP as they were born & brought up in Chennai. 'These Heroes wouldn't have remained silent had if they knew about the plight of Andhrites. Many Artistes in the Industry had Urban roots. Pawan Kalyan has been knowing about the issues as he is coming into the people,' he commented.
Why did Shivaji miss Jr NTR here? Is it just because Tarak is closely associated with TDP? These days, Shivaji has been behaving more like a TDP Leader rather than remaining neutral in his fight for Special Status.
Posani questioned Ashwini Dutt and K Raghavendra Rao who are they to speak on behalf of the Industry when these two TDP Supporters met AM CM and extended support to Special Status movement. Shivaji feels this wouldn't have happened had if they made an official statement on behalf of Industry.