After a lot of speculations about who the leading lady in Venkatesh’s next film with director Teja, finally comes a confirmation from the makers now. Reportedly, the makers have signed on Shriya Saran has been roped in to play the leading lady in the film which is yet to be titled. The film will go on floors soon and more details will be revealed by the makers in the coming days. “They decided to go for an experienced actress for the role, and finally zeroed in on Shriya Saran. Moreover, Venky and Shriya have acted in a few films together and their chemistry will work for sure,” a source close to the makers was quoted as saying by a report in DC. Shriya Saran and Venkatesh have done few films together in the past like Subhash Chandra Bose and the recent release Gopala Gopala.
Apparently, Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari was supposed to take up the role but had to back out owing to prior commitments. The film was officially launched in December 2017 and will go on shooting floors in March this year. The makers of the film are yet to sign on an actress for the female lead role in the film and are still on the lookout. Reports were doing rounds that the makers have signed on Aditi Rao Hydari for the lead role in the film. However, the latest developments confirm that Shriya Saran has been signed on as the lead actress.
Venkatesh will also team up with Raja The Great director Anil Ravipudi for a film titled F2 – Fun & Frustration which will soon go on floors. An official announcement regarding this Venky and Anil’s film is yet to be made, however, unofficial reports in Telugu film circles have confirmed that the two will collaborate for the film.