Buzz: Anushka in Manchu Vishnu’s Kannappa


It has been more than a decade since Manchu Vishnu tasted success. He along with his father Mohan Babu are working on their magnum opus Kannappa. Several stars and top actors from various languages are roped in to play important roles and cameos. The film has now turned out to be the talk of the industry because of the cast involved. Top actors like Prabhas, Mohanlal, Shivaraj Kumar, Nayanthara, Kriti Sanon, R Sarathkumar, Brahmanandam and others signed the film. Recently, Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar signed the film.

The latest update says that Anushka has been approached for an important role and the actress gave her nod. While Akshay Kumar plays Lord Shiva, Anushka is approached to play the role of Parvathi. Though Kangana Ranaut was considered, the team decided to go ahead with Anushka. The actress is expected to reveal her decision and an official announcement will be made soon. After wrapping up a massive schedule in New Zealand, the team is shooting for key sequences in Ramoji Film City.

Kannappa is planned on a budget of Rs 100 crores and it is directed by Mukesh Kumar Singh. 24 Frames Factory is producing this film. Kannappa releases next year.

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