The police lathi-charged Pawan Kalyan fans in the early hours of Friday for protesting against the not screening of Katamarayudu benefit shows at Bramarambha and Mallikharjuna theatres in Kukatpally in Hyderabad. They blocked the road in front of the theatres leading to the traffic jam. Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Hassan have played lead roles in the movie. Katamarayudu was directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani (Dolly) and music composed by Anup Rubens. Prasad Murella is the director of photography. The movie has been released worldwide on Friday.