Members of Cine Peoples Associations opposed the Censor Board's refusal to certify Telugu film, Saranam Gatchami. They said that it has a social theme, which shows the country's Constitution as the sole ruler. They pleaded with the Censor Board to review the film and certify it. Thamma Reddy and K Srinivas, flayed the Censor Board for trying to stop a film that has a social reform message. The film crew too urged the Censor Board to certify the film, in view of it's social theme.