Actress Shyamala has revealed that she was shocked to receive a phone call from the office of director Mohan Krishna Indraganti. Speaking to Prema in an interview, Shyamala said that she was reluctant to act in movies after a gap of five years. But, the Indraganti made me comfortable by organising sittings rehearsals with other co-actors of Ami Tumi, she stated. Shyamala said that she was comfortable to deliver dialogues on the film sets as she knew them in advance. She also praised Indraganti for accepting improvements in script.