In an exclusive interview, Gabbar Singh comedian Sai said that Ali career in Tollywood has prolonged because of his friendship with Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan. Sai mentioned that Pawan Kalyan is indirectly responsible for Ali to get offers for hosting programmes on TV channels. He found fault with Ali for rejecting friendship of Pawan Kalyan and joining YSRCP. Sai said that the Jana Sena chief expressed anguish over Ali joining YSRCP. But, he did not criticise the comedian, he claimed.