Rangasthalam movie's popular item song 'Jigelu Rani' singer Venkata Lakshmi has spoken to media earlier about middle man's cheating of giving no remuneration to her for the song. Director Sukumar responded over the issue and promised to address it. Singer Vijaya Lakshmi thanked HMTV for its support and said Sukumar has paid her a huge amount for the song recently. She thanked music director Devi Sri Prasad and director Sukumar for giving her a new life while identifying her talent. She said she got offers from 3 other music directors.