Dancer cum actor cum director Prabhu Deva's latest offering in a lead role, Lakshmi, where he starred alongside the young sensation Ditya received praise for his performance in the movie. The movie is directed by A. L. Vijay. Veteran director Bharathi Raja felicitated the director A. L. Vijay for the movie Lakshmi and talked to the actor on the phone handed to him by the young director. He exclaimed to the actor over the phone that he (Prabhu Deva) is the pride of India and is a national treasure. This is the ultimate praise for even the legendary dancing star. Also, he showered lavish praise on the child actress Ditya and the director A. L. Vijay for their amazing work.