Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu after watching the film said, Srimanthudu film has a social message and people will adore such films which has a message. Mahesh Babu was a like a boy of next door , simple and causal in the film. mahesh has encouraged everyone with his performance . He portrayed an indigenous character in the film and showed how the future generations should live by bonding themselves with their mother land , people, traditions and values of the country .
He said, Srimanthudu brought back his childhood memories and his life in village . He also appreciated movie unit for making a message oriented film and a family entertainer.