Manchu Vishnu planned to do a film on Bhakta Kannappa for a long time but somehow, things are not falling in place and it is not going on floors. But it looks like we finally get a chance to watch this movie on the big screen as Mohan Babu had announced that he will be making this film with Vishnu, with a budget of more than Rs. 60 crores.
Mohan Babu had visited the Sri Kalahasti Temple the other day. Kannappa is a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva and he is also associated with the Kalahasti Temple. Speaking over there, Mohan Babu said that he will next make a film on Bhakta Kannappa with Manchu Vishnu as the lead. Mohan Babu also added that it will be a high budget film with a cost of around Rs. 60 crores. He stated that the works of this film are already going on.
In the past, Rebel Star Krishnam Raju made a film on Bhakta Kannappa with the same title. It was a blockbuster at the box office. After that Tanikella Bharani planned to make it with Vishnu, but it didn't happen. We have to see who will Mohan Babu rope in for directing this film. Watch this space for more updates on it.