A leaked still from the Mahesh Babu starrer Sarileru Neekevvaru is doing rounds on the internet and movie buffs are simply loving it. Mahesh Babu is seen wearing an army uniform in the scene which indicates that he is playing an army officer in the film. While the star has played a cop in a couple of films like Pokiri and Dookudu, this is the first time he will be seen as the army officer.
Directed by Anil Ravipudi, Rashmika Mandanna has been roped in to play the female lead in the movie. The film will have two veteran actors Ramya Krishnan and Vijayashanthi in pivotal roles with Rajendra Prasad, Rao Ramesh and producer Bandla Ganesh in the star cast as well. While it is speculated that Vijayashanthi will be seen as the main villain in the film, there are also reports that she is playing the role of Maheshâ€™s mother in the film. This film, which remains to be titled, will be an early 2020 release.
Sarileru Neekevvaru is being bankrolled jointly by Anil Sunkara, Dil Raju and Mahesh Babu under the banner AK Entertainments, Sri Venkateswara Creations, GMB Entertainment. Devi Sri Prasad will be composing music for this venture.
Mahesh Babuâ€™s last film to release at the theatres was Maharshi in May this year. Directed by Vamsi Paidapally, it is a high budget project with a major portion of it shot in the United States. The film was about three friends played by Mahesh Babu, Allari Naresh and Pooja Hegde. It also had veteran actor Jayapradha playing a pivotal role. The film was produced jointly by Dil Raju, C. Ashwini Dutt and Prasad V. Potluri under the banners Sri Venkateswara Creations, Vyjayanthi Movies and PVP Cinema. The technical crew of this film included Devi Sri Prasad as its music composer, K. U. Mohanan as cinematographer and Praveen KL as editor.
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