Actor & MP Murali Mohan speaking at Dasari Narayana Rao's Statue Inauguration in Hyderabad's Film Chamber on the occasion of Dasari's Jayanti said, it is Dasari who brought recognition to a director as captain of the movie. He recalled ANR's calling Dasari as Human Computer. He appreciated MAA for declaring Dasari Jayanti as Director's Day. He called Dasari as a University and called himself proudly as a student of Dasari University. He said of demanding Dada Saheb Phalke Award to Dasari in Parliament Sessions and also Bharat Ratna for creating world record by directing 151 movies.