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Mohenjo Daro's Pooja Hegde to star in Allu Arjun's next film

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:48 IST

After the super success of Sarrainodu, Allu Arjun has signed his next film with director Hari Shankar, of Gabbar Singhand Subramanyam For Sale​ fame. Touted as an action entertainer, the untitled film will be bankrolled by Dil Raju.

According to Telugu media reports, the makers are in talks with Pooja Hegde to sign on as the female lead in the film. Pooja, who did her acting debut in 2012 with Mysskin's Tamil film Mughamoodi, will soon be debuting in Bollywood with Ashutosh Gowariker's magnum opus Mohenjo Daroopposite superstar Hrithik Roshan.

Apparently, it was ​the trailer of ​Mohenjo Daro​ that ​​impressed the​ Telugu​ makers ​so much that they approached Pooja to play the lead opposite the Bunny star.

Reportedly, Allu Arjun will be seen in a new role in the film, which is slated to release in the summer of 2017.

The film also marks the third outing of the Telugu superstar-hit producer duo after blockbustersArya and Parugu. Devi Sri Prasad's name has been finalised as the composer of the film.

First published: 1 July 2016, 12:05 IST