Venkatesh's Guru was wrapped up in 2016 November though the film was released in 2017. Since 2016 November, Venkatesh has been staying away from movie sets. Nearly 18 months of long gap, he has started shooting for a movie.
He has joined the sets of F2 - Fun and Frustration on July 9. He is playing one of the leads in this masala entertainer that has Varun Tej as the other male lead. Being directed by Anil Ravipudi, it is produced by Dil Raju's banner.