NTR Jr starrer Shakti is said to be the costliest ever film made in Tollywood with a budget of Rs 45 crore. The film is a socio-fantasy and has been filmed at exotic locations at Ladakh, Jaipur, Hampi, Egypt, Europe and Middle East. The cost of the film includes special visual effects and computer graphics. A set was also erected at cost of Rs 5 crore for filming the climax scene.
The film is being directed by Meher Ramesh and produced by C Ashwini Dutt under the banner of Vyjayanthi Movies. Ileana is the heroine. Music for the film has been composed by Mani Sarma.
Shakti is being planned for an April 2011 release.