Veteran Malayali actor Lal joins Prabhas’ Saaho!
Prabhas, who shot to nationwide fame with the success of Baahubali, is currently shooting for his upcoming movie Saaho. The movie directed by Sujeeth is touted to be an action thriller made on a lavish budget. To cash in on Prabhas’ huge popularity, the makers have planned it as a trilingual in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages.
n an attempt to give the movie a pan Indian appeal, the makers of Saaho have been signed several plethora of actors from industries across the country. Bollywood diva Shraddha Kapoor is making her South Indian debut with this movie. Jackie Shroff, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Chunky Pandey, Mandira Bedi, Mahesh Manjrekar, Arun Vijay, Lal and Tinnu Anand are also part of the cast.
Latest to join the team is veteran Malayali actor Lal. Unconfirmed reports suggest that Lal has been brought on board to play a very integral part in the movie. He has previously acted in a couple of Telugu films, namely Annavaram (2006) and Khatarnak (2008).
Shoot for Saaho is currently progressing in Abu Dhabi. In this 50 day long schedule in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the team will be filming some high octane chase sequences in the downtown and Burj Khalifa. Reportedly, the makers are investing around Rs Rs 300 crore on the film, of which Rs 90 crore will be spent on the action sequences alone. Kenny Bates, who has worked on Hollywood films like Pearl Harbour, Transformers, and Die Hard, is choreographing the stunts in Saaho.
Vamsi Krishna Reddy and Pramod Uppalapati are jointly funding this movie under the banner of UV Creations. The movie is slated to hit screens by mid 2019.