In an Open Heart with RK, Avadhani Dr Medasani Mohan said that he completed his PhD from Madras University after passing MA in first class. He stated that PVRK Prasad had seen his performance in Chennai and appointed him as a research assistant in TTD. Medasani said that Devineni Sitaramaiah, Gali Muddu Krishnama Naidu and Challa Kondaiah took him to NT Rama Rao when he was Chief Minister. He mentioned that NTR spoke to him for 45 days. Impressed by Medasani Avadhanam, NTR offered teaching post in Telugu University. Later, NTR appointed Medasani as Director of Annamacharya Project in TTD.