05Venkatesh Rejects, Nagarjuna Accepts


Venkatesh-and-NagarjunaNagarjuna is on signing spree. The actor who is busy wrapping up Soggade Chinni Nayana is also working for a multistarrer Oopiri co-starring Karthi and directed by Vamsi Paidipally. While SCN directed by Kalyan Krishna is likely to release in November, the Telugu-Tamil bilingual Oopiri is scheduled for arrival in December.

Nagarjuna who recently started third season of Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu, has signed to play lead actor in a new film to be directed by Kranthi Madhav. The director who won critical accolades for his class and mature making with Onamalu and Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju has already narrated a story to Nagarjuna who has given go ahead nod.

Actually, Kranthi Madhav approached Venkatesh with the same story. Although Venky first committed to do the project under Suresh Productions Banner, it was cancelled even after the official announcement owing to unknown reasons. Then, Kranthi Madhav recently narrated the subject to Nag who was spellbound with the content. The film is said to be clean family entertainer. Heroine and other details will be revealed soon.

On the other hand, Venkatesh has accepted to do a film with Maruthi who just delivered a blockbuster Bhale Bhale Magadivoy.