In Mirchi, he balanced mass and class elements carefully. Srimanthudu proved the power of a story to Telugu Industry.Mahesh faced flops before Srimanthudu but Koratala gave an industry hit to him. He maintains depth in the story. He balances mass elements with a message. His recent movie Janatha Garage started with a mixed talk but now it's running with a hit talk.I have another seven stories with me. I want to deliver ten back to back hits. I did not take any wrong step in the past movies.
I am very lucky to get my friends as producers. I learnt very much about the production department as I helped my freinds in doing so, adds shiva. Mahesh gifted Shiva with a luxury car. When asked about the gift from NTR, he replied that movie success is a great gift. I want to make movies on a larger scale like in the Hollywood. I came to movie industry after watching Maniratnam movies. Raj kumar Hirani's impact is very high on me, further adds Shiva.