Tollywood
Nagarjuna has signed up Rahul Ravindran of 'Chi La Sow' fame to direct the movie.

Tollywood star Nagarjuna’s next will be Manmadhudu 2. The prep work for this film is currently on and the filmmakers are busy assembling the star cast and crew. Reports are that RX 100 fame music composer Chaitan Bharadwaj is already on board this project to compose the tunes. The musician had impressed Nagarjuna with his tunes for songs in RX 100 so much so that he had wanted him to compose the tunes for Manmadhudu 2.

Sources in the know say that Chaitan Bharadwaj has begun composing the tunes for the film and is waiting for approval from the filmmakers and hero to finalise it.

Nagarjuna, who will also be producing the film under his banner, has signed up Rahul Ravindran of Chi La Sow fame to direct Manmadhudu 2. Sources in the know say that Rahul Ravindran’s maiden directorial impressed the star so much that he decided to have him direct it.

Manmadhudu, a romantic comedy released in the year 2002, was produced by Nagarjuna Akkineni under the banner Annapurna Studios. It was directed by K. Vijaya Bhaskar and had Nagarjuna Akkineni, Sonali Bendre and Anshu in the lead roles. The technical crew of this film included Devi Sri Prasad for music, Trivikram Srinivas for penning the story and dialogues, Sameer Reddy for cinematography and A Sreekar Prasad for editing.  The film was one of the biggest hits in Nagarjuna's career.

Reports are that the shooting schedules for Manmadhudu 2 are being worked out and that a schedule is being planned in Portugal. More details about the cast and crew of this project are expected to be revealed soon.

Nag’s last outing was Devdas, a multi starrer starring him and Nani, which did not do too well at the box-office.

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