The shooting of Athidi, starring Mahesh Babu and Amrita Rao, is currently progressing at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad. A song sequence on the lead pair is being shot at a railway set under the choreography of Raju Sundaram. Surender Reddy is directing this film and Ramesh Babu produces it on the banner of Sri Krishna Productions.
It may be recalled that the director had said that the film deals with love, affection, cordiality and intimacy between the family members. At the same time, it will have everything that Mahesh Babu's fans would expect from him. The actor is sporting a different hairstyle in this movie and special hairstylists have been brought exclusively from Mumbai for the film. Mani Sharma has scored the music and Sameer Reddy is handling the camera.