Maverick director Mani Ratnam was supposed to direct Mahesh Babu earlier for a historical movie. But it was not materialised for some reason. Now, it appears like the time has come for them to join hands. Well, the buzz says that they are joining hands finally for a bilingual movie.
In the recent months, there were lots of rumours on Mani Ratnam's next movie. Firstly, it was speculated that the the director would be teaming up with Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor for a bilingual movie (Hindi-Tamil) titled Lajjo.
There were also rumours that he was planning to make a multilingual film (Tamil-Malayalam) with Fahadh. However, those rumours are turning false, as Mani Ratnam is in talks with Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu. Indeed, they have finalised a script, which is a pucca commercial entertainer.
The news on Mani Ratnam being in talks with Mahesh Babu has been confirmed by Namrita Shirodkar, the wife of Mahesh Babu. But she claims that nothing has been confirmed yet.
Earlier, Mani Ratnam had roped in Mahesh Babu for his prestigious movie Ponniyin Selvan. The actor had also went on to say that he was happy to sign the project and his dream of working with the legendary director was coming true. But due to the financial issues, the project was dropped.