Telugu film dialogue writer, Abburi Ravi relates to TNR about the sincerity with which he approaches his work, especially with regards to remuneration. He said how he happened to return Rs. 3.5 lakh, which he got as extra, to the producer once. Also, he related about his simple and free lifestyle. A creative person cannot sit quietly at home, maintaining an image, like a hero, he said. He has to go out and mingle with people. Through his observations, his work, becomes more authentic, he said.