Superstar Mahesh Babu took a long break and he underwent a surgery for his leg. He resumed the shoot of Sarkaru Vaari Paata and the shoot is expected to be completed by April. Mahesh Babu signed his next in the direction of Trivikram Srinivas and the shoot commences in May. This untitled family entertainer will head for a theatrical release early next year. Pooja Hegde is the leading lady and Haarika and Hassine Creations are the producers. Mahesh Babu also signed his next film in the direction of SS Rajamouli.
During the third pandemic break, SS Rajamouli and his father V Vijayendra Prasad finalized the plot of the film and the screenplay work is happening. The makers of the film are in plans to rope in Alia Bhatt to romance Mahesh Babu in the film. Impressed with the performance and discipline of Alia Bhatt in RRR, Rajamouli suggested the name of Alia Bhatt. The talks are currently on and the announcement will be made soon. Alia is yet to sign the dotted line. Keeravani composes the music and background score for this film that will be produced by KL Narayana.