Akhil Akkineni to romance Taxiwaala girl Priyanka Jawalkar

Akhil Akkineni to romance Taxiwaala girl Priyanka Jawalkar

Priyanka Jawalkar, a Marathi girl born and brought up in Anantapur, has signed her next upcoming movie. According to the latest update, she has been roped in an upcoming movie in which Akhil Akkineni will play the lead role and it will be helmed by  Bommarillu Bhaskar and will be bankrolled by Bunny Vaas under the banner of Geetha Arts 2.


Bommarillu Bhaskar started his career as associate director for the films Bhadra and Arya. His directorial debut Bommarillu starring Siddarth Narayan and Genelia D’souza was a blockbuster, which earned him two Nandi Awards, for best debut director and best original screenplay. His last Telugu directorial venture was,  Ongole Githa, which was released in 2013 and now he is making his comeback in Telugu film Industry with  Akhil Akkineni and Priyanka Jawalkar starrer upcoming film.

Priyanka Jawalkar made her Telugu debut with supernatural thriller drama Taxiwaala, in which she shared the screen space with young and talented actor Vijay Deverakonda and the movie was decent hit at the box office. Now she is all set to enter in Akkineni den. The actress is very choosy. As per the ongoing speculations, the makers of Akhil’s next are in talks with Priyanka Jawalkar for the film. The discussion has been started and if everything will go accordingly, she will be seen sharing the screen space with Akhil. The regular shoot is expected to commence from the month of April.

The sources say that  Bhaskar Bhaskar is in plans to test his luck with one more family drama which is on the lines of Bommarillu.

Priyanka Jawalkar’s fluency in speaking the language and her identity as ‘Anantapur pilla’ has already set her apart from other female actors from non-Telugu states.

Akhil Akkineni was last seen in romantic entertainer Mr Majnu in which Nidhhi Agerwal played the female lead but unfortunately the movie ended up commercially flop.