Mahesh Babu is all set to start shooting for his film with AR Murugadoss in the first week of August. The Tamil-Telugu bilingual project marks the Tamil debut of the Tollywood superstar.
Earlier, Catch had reported that the untitled film also marks the South Indian cinema debut of Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra. The Shuddh Desi Romance actress was reportedly offered Rs 3.5 crore for this project. But now, as per the latest update doing rounds in Tollywood, Parineeti Chopra has left the project for reasons best known to her.
In 2014 too, her name did the rounds as the leading heroine of Murugadoss directorial, Akshay Kumar starrer Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, but later the actress was replaced by Sonakshi Sinha.
However, it has been now confirmed that Rakul Preet Singh is set to replace Parineeti Chopra in the Rs 90 crore bilingual film. The Yaariyan actress is currently riding high on the success of Nannaku Prematho and Sarrainodu. The film also marks her first collaboration with Mahesh Babu.