If a book is written on entire history of Telugu cinema, 28th April definitely occupies a few pages in it. It is because, two Industry hits released on the same day in different years.
Adavi Ramudu: This Late NTR, Jayaprada and Jayasudha starrer movie was released on 28th April, 1977. It was directed by K.Raghavendra Rao. This movie broke all the previous records of Telugu film industry. Also, NTR's second innings as a powerful mass hero started with this movie. This movie has super hit songs like, 'Aaresukoboyee paaresukunnaanu haree haree' and 'Kuhoo..Kuhoo..kokilamma pellikee..konanthaa pandiree'. K.V.Maha Devan gave very melodious and fast beat songs.
Pokiri: This Prince Mahesh Babu and Ileana starrer movie was released on 28th April, 2006. Puri Jagannadh is the director of this film while Mani Sharma composed the music. Mahesh Babu's punch dialogues and stylish action, Ileana's glamour, Mani Sharma's music and Puri's direction played the key role in making this film an Industry Hit. This movie not only broke all the records of Tollywood, but also gave a big break to Mahesh Babu.