It is clear that serious thought has gone into the casting of Pogaru, especially with makers springing occasional surprises with regard to the same. With Dhruva Sarja as the hero and Rashmika Mandanna in the female lead, the movie is directed by Nanda Kishore, has managed to bring on board actors such as Raghavendra Rajkumar, Jagapathi Babu, and Dhananjay, who will play pivotal roles. The latest to join the crew is Mayuri, who has been trying to create a niche for herself in the industry. “The heroine who has taken up impact-full roles in the past will be seen in a prominent role in Pogaru,” says our source, adding that details of Mayuri’s role will be revealed by the director at the ‘right time.’
The actor, who will be shooting for the film in 25 days, has a number of films in her kitty. Having completed shooting for Aatakuntu Lekakila, Nanna Prakara, and Rustum, she will now get busy with Pogaru. “A tag line as just a heroine doesn’t sound that great to me. It is important to be known as a performer, and such roles help me explore my versatility,” explains Mayuri.
With Harikrishna scoring music and Vijay Milton as the film’s cinematographer, the shooting is currently going on in Hyderabad. The cast also includes actors Ravi Shankar, Kari Subbu, Chikkanna and Pavithra Lokesh.