Sushant, who hails from the family of film artists like Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna and Sumanth, has a passion towards acting. He is also the nephew (sister's son) of Nagarjuna like Sumanth. In order to promote him as hero, his mother A Naga Suseela in association with another producer Chintalapudi Srinivasa Rao to produce Kalidasu. Annapurna Studios came forward to present the film, though the film is being made under the banner of Sri Nag Corporation. Tamanna, who bagged a hit like Happy Days recently, played the female lead. The story for the film was penned by the producer itself. Though the first half of the film is routine, the director is able to show some novelty with twists and mind game in the second half.