It has been confirmed already that Koratala Siva will be directing mega star Chiranjeevi’s next. Ram Charan Teja will be producing the film under his banner Konidela Production Company.
Recently, the actor turned producer visited the director at his office and posted photo with the caption, “A quick visit to Siva Garu’s office. Love the energy. All the best for #Chiru152 #koratalasiva #matineeentertainment.” This makes it clear that pre-production work is full swing. Sources in the know say that the shooting will commence next month and Chinranjeevi is preparing for his role.
As for the heroine to be roped in for the Koratala Siva directorial, we hear that both Nayanthara and Trisha are in fray to share the screen space with Chiranjeevi. But, the deal hasn’t been inked till now and an official word is awaited. Further, the mega star is said to be undergoing a major transformation for his physical appearance to fit into the role Koratala has designed for him.
Interestingly, Ram Charan had produced Chiranjeevi’s comeback film Khaidi No: 150 and his next film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. Both these films turned out to be huge hits.
Sye Raa, made on a budget of over Rs 200 crores, had a bevy of stars from different film industries in the star cast including Amitabh Bachchan who made a guest appearance as Gosayi Venkanna. The others in the star cast are Vijay Sethupathi, Jagapathi Babu, Kiccha Sudeep, Pragya Jaiswal and Brahmaji. R Rathnavelu was the cameraman for this film, with A Sreekar Prasad editing it and Amit Trivedi handing music. The film released to packed houses on October 2 and is holding on to the screens well.
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