The pre-release event of Nawab, which is the Telugu remake of the Tamil film Chekka Chivantha Vaanam was held at Hyderabad on Tuesday. Helmed by Mani Ratnam the movie was presented by Lyca Productions under the banner of Madras Talkies. Speaking on the occasion, Mani Ratnam said that he had got an excellent film unit who worked hard and put in an excellent teamwork. He thanked AR Rahman for composing music for the film. He also said that Sirivennala Sitarama Shastri and Raakhi penned good lyrics for the movie. He also added that he was lucky to get the star cast who were very cooperative. This multi-star entertainer hit the theaters today.