The Prince of Tollywood has always been a pioneer in trying out new things. Recently, he floated a theatre business which has world-class projection and state of the heart technology. Now, Mahesh Babu is testing waters in the digital space.
Yes, Mahesh Babu and wife Namrata Shirodkar are producing a web-series titled Charlie. The couple has partnered with Jio to produce this crime detective thriller, which is under the direction of a newcomer.
Now the major question that is on the minds of many Telugu movie buffs at the moment is, who is going to be Mahesh Babu's Charlie. We are hearing so many speculations about the male lead role but there is no clarity over this so far.
As per Latest information team is doing strong research and even met some Naxalites to collect ground-level information. The team is planning to release this web series in a single season which will have 24 episodes.
According to reports Namratha has given the green signal for the project while the unit is waiting for a final nod from Mahesh regarding the same. Meanwhile, who is going to be the hero of this project is yet to be finalised. Director wants to cast some newcomers for this project, a rumour has that Mahesh wants someone from his family to play the lead. It says that Mahesh might rope in his brother's son or his brother-in-law's son for the titular role, who is all set to debut on the silver screen.
Coming to crew Mahesh and Namrata are trying to onboard some exciting young talent. Nivas, the assistant cinematographer of Prasad Murella and Kaala Bhairava, son of music composer MM Keeravani will work for this Web series. Writer Hussain Shah Kiran of Nannaku Prematho fame will be directing this web-series. A major part of this series will be shot in Ramoji Rao city. Nothing is official out regarding the web-series. Mahesh Babu is leaving no stone unturned in making this a web-series.