In an exciting development, it has been announced that Mahanati director Nag Ashwin will direct Mega Star Chiranjeevi in a film which will be produced by Aswini Dutt under his home banner Vyjayanthi Movies. The announcement was made today at a press meet held where megastar Chiranjeevi felicitated the team of Mahanati – director Nag Ashwin, producers Swapna Dutt and Priyanka Dutt – much to the joy of fans of Telugu cinema. According to our sources, the film will be based on a time machine and the story will be penned down by Nag Ashwin himself. More details about the yet untitled film is expected to be revealed soon. This will be a moment of joy for all the fans of Chiranjeevi who have been eagerly waiting for the mega star to continue in films despite his break for politics. This news of Chiranjeevi collaborating with Mahanati director Nag Ashwin will certainly make fans of Telugu cinema very happy and will be a reason for jubilation.
After having made a comeback with Khaidi No 150, Chiranjeevi is currently shooting for Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy which is based on the life of one of India’s first freedom fighters – Uyyaalawada Narasimha Reddy. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is being directed by Surender Reddy and produced by Ram Charan under their home banner Konidela Productions.
On the other hand, Nag Ashwin is basking in the success of Mahanati which is a biopic on the yesteryear legendary actor Savitri. Although he is just one film old as a director – Yevade Subramanyam with Nani, Nag Ashwin has impressed everyone with his eye for detail and impressive story telling skills. Keerthy Suresh is seen playing Savitri in Mahanati while Dulquer Salmaan is seen playing Savitri’s husband and actor Gemini Ganesan. Mahanati has been receiving rave reviews from all around besides earning huge collections at the box office. In just three days of release, Mahanati has clocked close to $900,000 at the US box office and is soon expected to go past the golden number of $1 million in the US.