According to the latest buzz in the film industry, the model turned actress Ketika Sharma has been approached to play the female lead in the upcoming untitled film of Akhil Akkineni starrer. Earlier it was heard that Pooja Hegde will romance with Akhil Akkineni in this film but she demanded huge remuneration so the makers showed her door. The sources close to the film unit revealed that Ketika Sharma has replaced Pooja Hegde in Akhil Akkineni starrer.
Akhil starrer is being helmed by ‘Bommarillu’ Bhaskar and is produced by Bunny Vas under the banner of Geetha Arts 2. Pooja Hegde is one the top actress of South Indian Industry and it was heard that she was demanding Rs 3.5 Cr to romance Akhil.
Currently, she is working with Stylish Star Allu Arjun in ‘Ala Vaikunthapuramlo’. In the film industry, few are saying that Ketika Sharma has snatched Pooja Hegde’ offer and is going to romance with Akhil Akkineni.
Earlier it was heard that Ketika Sharma is also the part Trivikram Srinivas directorial venture ‘Ala Vaikunthapuramlo’ starring Allu Arjun and Pooja Hegde but there is no any official announcement regarding her inclusion.
Akhil Akkineni made his debut in Telugu Film Industry with Akhil: The Power of Jua. Later he came up with Hello and Mr. Majnu, but all the three movies were bombed at the box office.