Speaking at SPYder pre-release event, superstar Mahesh Babu said that cinematographer Santosh Sivan will never attend film functions. He stated that it was an honour for the presence of Santosh Sivan in the pre-release event. He sweetly warned fans for raising slogans Jai Babu Jai Babu when Santosh Sivan speaking on stage. The actor further said his dream came true of acting in a film for which Santosh Sivan is the cinematographer. Mahesh Babu has revealed that he became a big fan of Santosh Sivan after watching Dalapathi and Roja movies in Chennai.