Big news! SS Rajamouli confirms his next with Mahesh Babu; film to go on floors after 'RRR' release


Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is all set to collaborate with Baahubali director SS Rajamouli in a new project, and fans are delirious.

Over the last couple of months, there have been multiple reports that the two powerhouses would be coming together. Putting the rumours to rest, Rajamouli confirmed the news in an interview. "There are no rumors. The fact is that I will direct Mahesh Babu and it will be produced by KL Narayana. This will be my next after RRR," the filmmaker said.

The untitled movie will officially be announced next year and hit the floors in 2022.

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Mahesh Babu's fans are excited about the collaboration. "ssmb gonnna set the box-office on Fire soon @urstrulyMahesh," wrote one Twitter user. Another wrote: "Finally waiting is over @ssrajamouli and @urstrulyMahesh combo Fire. This is Massive." Another tweeted: "This is gonna be interesting...lets see how rajamouli utilises mahesh babu." The actor's last release Sarileru Neekevvaru was a hit.

Coming to RRR, the film stars Ram Charan, Jr. NTRn in lead roles with Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn. The film also features international actors Olivia Morrison, Ray Stevenson, Allison Doody and Samuthirakani. The film narates a fictitious tale based on the life of Telugu freedom fighters, Alluri Seetharama Raju and Komaram Bheem. Produced on an estmated budget of Rs 450 crore, it is produced by DVV Danayya.