The latest news about the new film of Mahesh Babu under the direction of Koratala Siva is that Avnu fame Poorna is going to perform an item song in the movie. The trend of item songs is going on in the film industry since long time, still some of the film makers believe that it could help for the success of the movie somehow. The new film of Mahesh Babu and Koratala Siva is tentatively named as Srimanthudu. This is the unofficial title of the movie so far. The official announcement is waited from the film makers.
It is learnt from the sources of the movie that the film makers are in search for a popular actress who is proficient in classical dance. Actress Poorna has been finally roped in after being considered many names for the song. Her proficiency in Kathak did the trick here. Sources added that a special set is being erected in the city for this song.
Star actress Shruti Haasan is playing the female lead opposite Mahesh Babu for the first time in her career. She previously appeared in an item song in the movie Aagadu. The movie also features Brahmanandam, Rajendra Prasad, Jagapathi Babu, and Sampath Raj in prominent roles. Devi Sri Prasad is composing tunes for this movie.