According to top Telugu stars like Mahesh Babu, Suriya might be the most wanted Tamil actor in the Telugu film industry but when it comes to his personal favourite it is Ilayathalapathy Vijay, for the Selvandhan actor has picked the Puli star over Suriya and Ajith.
When Mahesh Babu was in Chennai recently to
promote his upcoming film Srimanthudu which is being
released in Tamil simultaneously, he was bombarded with lots of
interesting questions as expected.
Though the Telugu star, who can speak Tamil with precision,
could've easily ducked under a few questions, he chose to answer
them all in a non diplomatic manner.
When asked who his favourite Tamil hero was, the answer came in
a noteworthy order, "Vijay sir, Ajith sir and Suriya sir", he said
with his usual warm smile.
Impressed with his answer, he was posed with a much more
difficult question aimed at making his life a touch laborious. This
time he was asked, if given a choice to pick one Tamil hero in a
dual hero film, whom would he choose to work with?
"Vijay, because I would feel comfortable working with him as
I've met him a couple of times", pat came the reply from Mahesh
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All Mahesh Babu Films To Be Dubbed In Tamil
Going forward, all Mahesh Babu flicks will be dubbed and
released in Tamil, according to the actor. The Superstar of Telugu
industry has his own set of fans in Tamil Nadu, especially Chennai
and hence all his upcoming films will be released in Tamil as
Tamil-Telugu Bilingual Soon
He also expressed his wish to do a Tamil-Telugu bilingual very
soon. The actor said he wants to dish out an extremely entertaining
and exciting flick for the Tamil audience.
Will His Wish Come True?
As he wants to do a Tamil-Telugu bilingual, what about a film
starring Mahesh Babu and Ilayathalapathy Vijay? The Telugu star has
made his point pretty clear, so can we expect an answer from the
The Mahesh Babu-Vijay Connection
Many super hit movies of Vijay like Ghilli and
Pokkiri have been remakes of Mahesh Babu flicks.
Hence it is not surprising that the two share a good rapport, which
might actually lead to a bilingual starring these two
Mahesh Babu-SS Rajamouli Project To Be Dubbed As Well
Though he did not divulge much on his upcoming flick with SS
Rajamouli, Mahesh has said that he is committed to the project. The
film will be dubbed in Tamil without a question.
The Selvandhan Buzz In Tamil Nadu
Though being a dubbed movie, Mahesh Babu's Selvandhan
which will be released this Friday (7th August) has managed to
create a decent buzz here in Chennai. The flick stars Shruti Haasan
as the female lead and Jagapati Babu, who was seen in
Lingaa, in a crucial role.