V. Samudra is directing Bhoomika in the lead role of Mallepuvvu,to be made shortly under the banner of Sri Samudra Silver Screens.
The mahurat shot was taken at Srisailam and the idol of Sakshi Ganapathi was filmed. The regular shoot is planned to start from April 27. The first sequence will be a song with heroine Bhoomika in and around Hyderabad. Suchitra Chandra Bose is the dance director.
Music maestro Ilayaraja wished the film well on the occasion of the mahurat.
Bhoomika said, "This film is on a different plane with me essaying a very different role. I am sure that with director Samudra's directing skills helping me, success will be mine. This film will be pivotal in developing my career."
Murali is debuting as hero; the other cast includes Brahmanandam, Kovai Sarala and Telangana Sakuntala in great supporting roles. Ilayaraja is composing the score and Ramesh Varma is writing the story. S. Raja Narayana, Rafathunnisa Sheik, Mohan Vadlapatla along with the director are producing this film.
Mallepuvvu is sure to be another blossom in Bhoomika's blooming bouquet of films.