Earlier, the film makers approached Ileana for the project, and wanted her to cast as the heroine of the film. But, the Goan beauty declined the offer citing date problems, says reports. Anushka and Nagarjuna have paired earlier in many films like Don, Super and recent release Ragada. She has also done cameos in Kedi and King.
The movie is directed by G. Srinivasa Reddy and is to be produced under the banner PR Movie Makers by Venkat. The socio-fantasy film has been tenatively titled Dhamarukam. The music of this film will be scored by Sri Devi Prasad.
If the reports are to be believed Anushka Shetty is ready to sizzle on-screen with Nagarjuna again. She has agreed to play the female lead to play the female lead in Nag's next.