Noted actor Pooja Hegde has been on a bit of a roll of late. At present, she has a host big films in her kitty including Prabhas’ next. The yet-to-be titled romantic-drama is being directed by Radha Krishna and could be darling’s next release. During a recent chat with Midday, she said that the film will be an absolute and complete entertainer.
“The director [Radha Krishna Kumar] and producers [Vamsi Krishna and U Pramod] came to me for the narration. It’s a thorough entertainer,” she added.
Interestingly, Prabhas has become an international sensation post the success of Baahubali 2. However, Pooja is not unnerved by the thought of acting opposite Prabhas. On the contrary, she treats it as an opportunity to establish herself.
“ For me, it was intimidating to work with Hrithik as well. But I managed that fine. I don’t look at this film as something that should intimidate me. It’s an opportunity to prove myself. Prabhas has done that already, it’s my turn now, ” she quipped.
The film with Prabhas will be shot as a Telugu-Hindi bilingual and will be the second straight Hindi film of Pooja’s career. In 2016. She had entered Bollywood with Mohenjo Daro and added a new dimension to her career. Sadly, it bombed at the box office. Addressing the debacle, she said that she has no control over how her film works at the box office.
“The reviews didn’t slam me. I was praised for my screen presence. Whether a film does well or not, is not in my hands,” added the actor.
We wish Pooja good luck and hope that her film with Prabhas fares well at the ticket window. On a related note, at present, she also has director Trivikram Srinivas’ NTR 28 and a film with T-town’s ‘Prince’ Mahesh Babu in her kitty.