Pooja Hegde is playing the love interest of Mahesh Babu in Maharshi. Currently the actress is enjoying the success of her recent offering Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava, which was released on 11th October 2018, and is running successfully at the box office. Young Tiger Jr NTR played the lead role.
Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi is a big budget movie, which is being produced by C Ashwini Dutt, Dil Raju and Prasad V Potluri under the banners Vyjayanthi Movies, Sri Venkateswara Creations and PVP Cinema.
Earlier the TV rights of Mahesh Babu starrer Srimanthudu, Brahmotsavam, Bharat Ane Nenu, Spyder were sold out for Rs 12 Cr, Rs 17 Cr, Rs 22 Cr and Rs 25 Cr respectively to Zee Telugu.
Allari Naresh, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Sai Kumar, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Vennela Kishore, Anish Kuruvilla, Saptagiri, Rajsekhar Aningi, R.J. Hemant and others are playing supporting roles in Maharshi, which has the music by sensational music composer Devi Sri Prasad. The cinematography is by KU Mohanan and the editor is KL Praveen.
After wrapping up the shoot of Maharshi, Mahesh Babu will join the sets of his next upcoming film which will be directed by Rangasthalam fame Sukumar and bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers. It is heard that # Mahehs26 is going to be a periodic drama, which will run in Post Independence period.