Actors Vijay Deverakonda and Samantha Ruth Prabhu have been cast for “Majili” fame director Shiva Nirvana’s next film, the makers announced on Thursday.
Billed as a family entertainer, the untitled film is tentatively referred to as “VD11” — which denotes it is Deverakonda’s 11th film.
Taking to Twitter, the Mythri Movie Makers of Allu Arjun-led “Pushpa” fame, announced their new feature ”#VD11 Launched Our Heartthrob @TheDeverakonda & Queen @Samanthaprabhu2 reunite for a Family Entertainer under the direction of @ShivaNirvana Music by @HeshamAWMusic Shoot begins this month! #VD11Launch (sic),” the tweet read, alongside a series of pictures from the mahurat.
Deverakonda and Prabhu have earlier worked together in 2018 Telugu-language biographical drama “Mahanati”, based on the life of Indian actress Savitri. Hesham Abdul Wahab has been roped in as the music composer for ”VD11”.
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The shoot of the upcoming film will commence this month. Besides this film, Deverakonda will be seen in Karan Johar-backed ”Liger”, Puri Jagannadh’s ”Jana Gana Mana”, while Prabhu will feature in multilingual mythological drama “Shaakuntalam”, Tamil romantic-comedy “Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal”, Telugu sci-fi thriller “Yashoda” and a project with Bollywood actor-turned-producer Taapsee Pannu.