It has been reported that Dileep is all set to do a Telugu movie and will be essaying the role of Sathya Sai Baba in this movie. Now, news are in air claiming that Jayaprada will be playing his mother in the film.
Jayaprada will play the role of Sathya Sai Baba's mother in the movie which is tilted Baba Sathya Sai. This movie is based on the life of Sai Baba and it narrates the services of the Godman and his love for people and God.
Dileep is so excited to play this role and says,"This is going to be a totally different experience! I am very happy that I have been given a chance to act as the spiritual head. I will be enacting the Baba's years from age 25-85. The schedule is also going to be one of the longest I have done with locations right from Kanyakumari to Kashmir including Puttaparthi and the Himalayas."
As per reports the budget of the movie is estimated to be Rs 60 crores. Dileep is rumoured to get Rs 7 crores as his remuneration for this movie and will thus become the most highest paid actor in the Malayalam industry.
Dileep had already started his preparation for the movie and says, "I am watching a lot of videos and reading books on Baba's life. More than the way I talk, the importance must be given to expressions and mannerisms."
Anushka Shetty is rumoured to play a pivotal role in this movoe. Sarath kumar will essay Bab's father role innthe film. Sreejith Vijay will essay Bab's early childhood. Telugu hit maker Kodi Ramakrishna is wielding the megaphone and this movie is produced by Karatam Rambabu. Illayaraja will compose the music for this movie and KK Senthil Kumar will be wielding the camera.