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Pooja Hegde in Prabhas's next

Cinema Express
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Pooja Hegde is on a roll.

The DJ actor, who signed a film opposite Mahesh Babu, has been approached to play the female lead opposite Baahubali star Prabhas in his next, say reports.

According to a source, the 27-year-old star, who rose to fame with films such as Oka Laila Kosam, Mukunda and Mohenjo Daro, is the front-runner for the film to be directed by Radha Krishna of Jil fame.

"The makers have been holding deliberations with a few actors and have definitely approached Pooja Hegde.

"Even though she hasn't signed the film, she has agreed to attend a month-long preparatory workshop to understand the character better.

"If everything falls into place, she will get on board and is ready to allocate bulk call sheets for the film," says a source.

Tthe pre-production formalities are in the pinpeline and Radha Krishna is busy finalising the script.

To be produced by Krishnam Raju under Gopi Krishna Movies, the film, touted to be a love story, is expected to go on floors in April.

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