Ileana and Mahesh Babu are teaming up once again for a new film. Jasthi Hemabar Rao will direct the film and it has been tentatively titled as Mirchi. KL Narayana will produce the film under the Durga Arts banner. Ileana is reported to have confirmed her dates for the film.
Mahesh Babu has taken a short gap after Athidhi. The new film will see the Pokiri hero and heroine coming together. Mahesh Babu is also planning a film with Shekar Kammula, M S Reddy, UTV and also with M S Raju. A couple of these projects are expected to materialize in 2008.