UTV announces Mahesh Babu - Koratala Siva film

Last Updated: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 12:07 hrs

UTV Motion Pictures announced its first production in Telugu with superstar Mahesh Babu, to be written and directed by Koratala Siva of Mirchi fame.

The film will go on floors in July 2014 and will be presented in association with Indira Productions.

"We are extremely delighted to commence our journey in the Telugu film industry, which is the second biggest industry in India after Hindi films, with our production starring Mahesh Babu and director Kortala Siva. We believe in the power of great story telling and have proven the same in the South with our Tamil and Malayalam slate. And now we venture into Telugu cinema with a story that will appeal to all types of audiences," said G Dhananjayan, Chief, South Business - Studios Disney UTV.

Mahesh Babu said he is looking forward to the experience.

"It is a privilege to write and direct my third film with Disney UTV, that too with superstar Mahesh Babu and I am looking forward to commence the pre-production immediately after my current assignment," said writer-director Kortala Siva.

The lead heroine and other cast and crew are yet to be finalized.

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