Dileep, the janapriyanayakan was supposed to make his Telugu debut, with the highly anticipated Sathya Sai Baba biopic. It was reported that Dileep is playing the title character Sathya Sai Baba in the movie.
But, as per the latest updates, the actor has backed out from the project, directed by popular film-maker Kodi Ramakrishna. Reportedly, Dileep backed out from the project, as it demanded a 150 days call sheet.
The actor is extremely busy with his Malayalam commitments and cannot allot a 150 days call sheet for a single project, at this point of his career. Reportedly, Dileep wants to concentrate only in Mollywood.
Interestingly, the team has replaced Dileep with another Malayali actor, Rathinirvedam fame Sreejith Vijay. The young actor, who highly excited about the offer, confirmed the news in a recent interview.
Reportedly, the movie will also have popular actress Anushka Shetty, in a pivotal role. Senior actors Sharath Babu and Jaraprada will essay the roles of Sathya Sai Baba's parents, in the movie.
Dileep, on the other hand, is currently busy with the filming of his upcoming flick, Georgettan's Pooram. He has recently finished the first schedule of the upcoming Rathish Ambat movie, Kammara Sambhavam.