But one day before the release of this movie, a special show was held for the YCP MLAs and the film unit was shown. After the completion of the budget sessions on Wednesday, a special show of ‘Yatra 2’ was screened at Benz Circle Capital Cinemas in Vijayawada. In this special show.. along with YCP MLAs.. other important leaders and ministers attended and watched the movie ‘Yatra 2’.
YCP Narsipatnam MLA Umashankar (Puri Jagannath’s brother) said that YS Padayatra was shown as a key element in ‘Yatra’. He said that YS brought the Congress party to power through his padayatra, which was in a difficult time. That was shown in the ‘Yatra’. In Yatra 2, Jagan Mohan Reddy showed the key moments of the padayatra where he bumped into the Congress party. MLA Umashankar said that this is not just a party related movie.. Everyone should watch it and know the facts.
Another MLA Karanam Dharmashree said.. ‘We saw Mammootty as a replica of the late leader YS. This is not publicity.. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is a real hero. We have been watching him live.. Since other people have acted like our leader.. we came to see how they are.. Yatra 2 mirrored the real conditions.. it was amazing” he said.
Government adviser Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said that Yatra and Yatra 2 are history that happened before our eyes.
Minister Chelliboina Venu said that while watching the movie Yatra 2, tears came to my eyes. MLA Biyapu Madhusudhan Reddy said that Swargiya Nandamuri Tarakara Rao will be happy if he sees Yatra movie.