The Maheshbabu starrer directed by Maniratnam and produced by Kalanidhi Maran on the banner of Sun Pictures is getting ready for shooting very soon. Presently the script work is in progress. It is learnt that the film is coming up as two parts on the lines of Rakta Charitra by Ram Gopal Varma.
It is a bilingual film and is being simultaneously made in Telugu and Tamil while Maheshbabu is sharing the screen with Vijay, a Tamil hero. Ponniyan Selvam is the title under consideration for the Tamil version. Anushka is playing the younger sister of Maheshbabu and Richa Gangopadhyaya is being considered for another key role. A Bollywood heroine is most likely to play opposite Maheshbabu in this movie.