Pooja Hegde, the actor who was last seen in director Trivikram‘s 2020 film Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, has been approached to play the lead role in Trivikram’s next film starring Mahesh Babu, a source told Silverscreen India.
If Hedge signs the film, this will be her third collaboration with Trivikram and second with Mahesh Babu, with whom she worked in Maharshi. Hegde is currently working on Chiranjeevi‘s Acharya, Rohit Shetty and Ranveer Singh‘s Cirkus, and Vijay’s upcoming Tamil film Thalapathy 65.
The film was announced on May 1.
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“Trivikram already narrated the storyline to Mahesh Babu and is currently working on the script of the film. A few changes might be made in terms of dialogues and the emotional quotient, or else, the storyline will remain the same,” Dileep said. He said that the film will be a commercial entertainer and is expected to release in the summer of 2022.
The other cast and crew members will be announced soon.
After this project, Trivikram will be working with NTR Junior. The film was expected to go on floors from May, according to The Times of India but was shelved owing to delays in production. The actor will soon working on his second film with Janatha Garage director Koratala Siva.