Prabhas is gearing up for his next big project Prabhas21 helmed by Nag Ashwin of Mahanati fame. The prestigious production house Vyjayanthi Movies had announced the film earlier this year. Since then several rumors surrounding the female lead have been the talk of the town. The latest buzz is that Nag Ashwin has approached Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone for the female lead role. Rumour has it Nag Ashwin has agreed to pay the big bucks that the Padmaavat actress has quoted.
According to reports, Deepika Padukone is quite interested in the film and has agreed to play the role. Sources say that she has demanded a whopping amount to play the female lead. Reports also say that Nag Ashwini who is keen on casting Deepika has agreed to pay the big bucks. If the rumors of Deepika having agreed to play the role are true, then Deepika will become the highest-paid actress that Telugu Cinema has seen!
Meanwhile, the post-production for Prabhas21 has already been set in motion. The fans too are eagerly waiting for news about the upcoming Prabhas starrer. Reports say that Prabhas will start working on the film as soon as he wraps up the Radha Krishna Kumar directorial Radhe Shyam. Radhe Shyam also stars actress Pooja Hegde. The team unveiled the poster for the film a couple of days ago and it took social media by storm! Several of his Tollywood peers including his Baahubali co-star Anushka Shetty took to their social media to share the first look poster!
Deepika Padukone, on the other hand, is gearing up to star in the film 83 opposite her husband Ranveer Singh. She will also appear in director Shakun Batra's next directorial.