Mahesh Babu was in Los Angeles on 3rd December 2007 to attend the "Sainikudu" premiere at Laemmle's Theatre in Pasadena. Chakra Cuisine screened the show with the support and guidance by Ravi Koneru, owner of Chakra.
Hundreds of Mahesh Babu fans and movie lovers have met the Super Star and got an opportunity to have a photograph with Mahesh Babu. Aswini Dutt, Guna Sekhar, Harris Jayaraj have come along with Mahesh Babu to watch the film.
Fans went into frenzy after Mahesh stepped into the theatre and the excitement continued for almost an hour. Mahesh was brimming with excitement and was very friendly and patient to allow photographs with the full house crowd. Bouncers had to be on their feet to control enthusiastic Prince fans. The crowd went crazy when the Prince started to speak. Prince himself was shocked at such a huge reception. His speech was very humble and he said that he was not interested in touring USA since he was just blessed with his little Prince Gautam and he wanted to spend time with his family. But now he is here and has seen the audience he said he would have repented the rest of his life if he did not make this trip. He was very thankful to his fans and movie patrons who have been instrumental in making the USA a very big territory for his movies. He said that the support shown by movie lovers from the states has and will play a major part in his decision to come out with daring and quality projects in the future. The audience was completely mesmerized by the humbleness and charm of Mahesh.
Ace Producer Aswini Dutt admired Mahesh for his commitment and dedication while film making and he also thanked the audience for their tremendous response. Film Director Gunasekhar and Music Director Harris Jayaraj also spoke on the occasion. Several prominent personalities attended the Premier show including Kumar Koneru, Dr. Srinivas Nakka, Dr Venka Reddy, Sarath Kamineni and Dr. Jeereddy Prasad.
Ravi Koneru along with his friends and Mahesh Babu fans organized the complete event with lot of planning and involvement. All in all it was a wonderful show amidst lot of excitement and fun.