Mahesh Babu is currently shooting for his next film after SPYder which is being directed by Siva Koratala. The film is said to be Bharath Ane Nenu and will star Bollywood actress Kiara Advani in the lead role. Mahesh has also signed for another film which will be directed by Vamsi Paidipally and produced jointly by Aswini Dutt and Dil Raju. The movie was recently officially launched by the makers and the shooting is slated to begin soon.
Unconfirmed reports have been doing rounds that Ileana D’Cruz has been roped in for the role of leading lady in this yet to be titled film. However, producer Dil Raju has now clarified that Ileana D’Cruz has not been roped in for the leading role yet. Raju also clarified that the lead actress role is yet to be finalised. Ileana D’Cruz is going great guns in her career in Bollywood with her latest release Mubarakan doing well up North. Another actress whose name is doing rounds regarding this movie is Pooja Hegde, however it is not confirmed yet.
Mahesh Babu now has SPYder lined up for release on September 27th, 2017 which stars Rakul Preet in the other lead role. Directed by A.R. Murugadoss, SPYder will have Mahesh Babu portraying the role of an intelligence officer. S.J.Suryah will be seen playing the antagonist in this action-thriller. Bharath Niwas will also be seen playing an important role in SPYder, besides S.J.Suryah. The music of SPYder is being composed by Harris Jayaraj.