Official: Deepika Padukone to play the female lead in Prabhas 21
Prabhas and ‘Mahanati’ director Nag Ashwin are coming together for a massive project backed by Vyjayanthi Films. The legendary production is celebrating their 50th anniversary and this project is hence a very prestigious one for them. It is being planned as a pan-Indian film with a mammoth budget of over Rs 400 crore. Apart from Telugu, the film will be made in Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, English and various other languages.
The makers of ‘Prabhas 21’ have now made a huge announcement. One of Indian cinema’s leading actresses, Deepika Padukone has been signed as the female lead. The news has created quite a buzz in social medias as fans are already very excited to see Deepika and Prabhas together on screen for the first time.
Reports suggest that ‘Prabhas 21’ is a futuristic sci-fi thriller set against the backdrop of an imaginary third world war. The film shows the protagonist caught in a war zone and how he takes control of it forms the crux of the plot. The makers are yet to confirm this. The film is planned to start rolling in April next year and expected to release in 2022.
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