Nandamuri Balakrishna's mass entertainer obtained Censor clearance on Monday. Post the screening, Members awarded an 'U/A' Certificate for the movie. Immediately, Makers confirmed the release date as May 8th, 2015.Satya Deva, a debutante, directed 'Lion' which is catered to the masses. Trisha and Radhika Apte play female leads. Manisharma's songs were received well by Nandamuri Fans. Rudrapati Ramana Rao spent lavishly on the project.
As Balakrishna's previous flick 'Legend' went on to become a huge hit, Expectations would be high on 'Lion' even though it was directed by a new comer. Till date, 'Balayya's punch dialogues, songs and few posters have generated some positive buzz around the movie. The real potential could be estimated only after the release.Balakrishna joins the shoot of Srivaas flick 'Dictator' soon after 'Lion' release.