Mani Ratnam is planning to start on his next venture after ‘Kadal’ last year, a multilingual project which is to be simultaneously made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. At present, the script is being worked on and as per target, Telugu superstars, Akkineni Nagarjuna and Mahesh Babu will be roped in to play the lead. Both have been approached for the roles and the actors have expressed interest in working along with Mani Ratnam in his film.
Confirming the news, Nagarjuna’s manager said, ‘Mani Sir had met nagarjuna last week, discussed about the film and wanted to know if he was compatible to share screen space with Mahesh. Nagarjuna said he wouldn’t mind working with Mahesh if given an opportunity… The script is not yet ready. (He)’ said he will return soon with the complete script of the film.
Mani Ratnam had approached Mahesh Babu who said he looked forward to working with Nagarjuna. Mani Ratnam is known for acclaimed films like ‘Roja’, ‘Dil Se’ and ‘Thalapathy’. His last film, Kadal turned out to be a disaster at the Box Office.