Even though Mahesh Babu was apprehensive about playing a college-goer in his 2015 film Srimanthudu, his performance was well-received. Now, the actor is all set to slip into a similar role for his forthcoming film directed by Vamshi Paidipally. Mahesh will be seen playing a college-goer in one episode, which the director wants to shoot on a grand scale.
“After the super success of Srimanthudu, Mahesh was satisfied with his portrayal as a student. He is all set to recreate that magic,” a source reveals. The film will go on floors soon. Actress Pooja Hegde has been signed as the female lead.
There are many more projects of Mahesh Babu in the pipeline. 3 movies of Mahesh is going to be released this year. Samrat, MB 25 and Jana Gana Mana are the 3 movies of him which will release in November and December respectively.
For the first time in his career, he has grown a beard and a moustache! Photos of the star in his new avatar have gone viral on social media.
The bearded look is definitely trending among Tollywood actors these days, and Mahesh Babu is the latest one to try it out. He had said earlier that he would definitely change his appearance for his next film, and he has done just that.