Finally Ileana has joined the sets of Amar Akbar Anthony in USA with Ravi Teja. Mythri Movie Makers that is producing this upcoming action and romantic entertainer shared a pic of Ileana and welcomed the actress, It’s good to have you back in Telugu cinema.” They captioned the pic, “Welcome back @Ileana_Official #AmarAkbarAnthony.”
Earlier the makers roped Anu Emmanuel to play the female lead role but as she was busy and not able to allot 50 days for USA schedule, the makers brought Ileana on the board. Anu Emmanuel also confirmed this news via her tweet, “Unfortunately I won’t be a part of #AmarAkbarAnthony due to date clash between #SailajaReddyAlludu. I wish the team of #AmarAkbarAnthony all the best (sic).”
Currently the shoot of Amar Akbar Anthony is going on in USA in the direction of Srinu Vaitla and the makers are canning crucial scenes in which Ravi Teja and Ileana are participating.
Earlier both Ileana and Ravi Teja have worked together for Khatarnak, Kick and Devudu Chesina Manushulu. This is the fourth time, when both the stars teamed up again. Apart from Ileana, Shruti Haasan is also playing the female lead.
Ravi Teja and Srinu Vaitla have previously worked for Nee Kosam, Venky and Dubai Seenu which were hit at the box office. Amar Akbar Anthony is jointly bankrolled by Naveen Yerneni, Y. Ravi Shankar and Mohan Cherukuri, and it has the music by S. Thaman.
Ileana was last seen in Bollywood movie period action crime thriller Hindi movie Raid, directed by Raj Kumar Gupta, in which Ajay Devgn played the lead role.