Siva Koratala and Super Star Mahesh Babu are collaborating for the second time after Srimanthudu and the director has been searching for a leading lady for this project. Rumoured to be titled Bharath Ane Nenu, Mahesh Babu will essay the role of titular role of Bharath. There were plenty of rumours that top Bollywood actresses are being considered for this stylish film and the director has been doing screen tests as well. But looks like all these gossips will fade away after the recent reports emerged.
Reports say that actress from the biopic MS Dhoni, Kiara Advani who played the role Dhoni’s wife Sakshi, has been roped in as the female lead in the film. Kiara acted in the 2014 release Fugly which starred a lot of newcomers including her. Kiara then featured in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story before signing another Bollywood film Machine which was directed by duo Abbas-Mastaan.
The shooting of Mahesh Babu-Siva Koratala film starts sometime in May and then the unit will head to London for a second schedule there. Kiara Advani is believed to be joining the sets from the first day of the shoot. Mahesh Babu will join the shooting of this film after he completes shooting for SPYder which in progress currently.
The film, rumoured to be titled Bharath Ane Nenu, will have Rockstar Devi Sri Prasad render tunes and the cinematography will be handled by Ravi.K.Chandran. The film is being produced by popular producer DVV Danayya under the banner DVV Entertainments.