Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who saw the
at a private screening in Chennai, said the film made him nostalgic and very emotional.
Kamal also lauded the team for making the movie the best tribute to late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao who starred alongside son Nagarjuna and grandsons Naga Chaitanya and Akhil.
"I have always been a fan of ANR and this film has brought back very fond memories. I turned emotional when I saw ANR on the big screen. I wholeheartedly appreciate the Akkineni family for paying tribute to ANR in this manner," Kamal said in a statement.
Directed by Vikram K. Kumar, Manam is a touching family drama about rebirth. It also features Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Shriya Saran, Neetu Chandra, Raashi Khanna, Lavanya Tripathi, Brahmanadam and Ali in important roles.