Mahesh Babu, Puri Jagannadh have worked together for Businessman, which was produced by RR Venkat under the banner of R. R. Movie Makers, and the movie was released in 2012. Kajal Aggarwal played the female lead role whereas Nassar, Prakash Raj, Sayaji Shinde, Raza Murad and Brahmaji were seen in supporting roles. After the Businessman, once again Mahesh Babu and Puri Jagannadh were supposed to team up for a same producer RR Venkat and Mahesh Babu also received Rs 5 Cr advance for this movie but the things did not materialize due to various reasons. The sources has confirmed the news that till date Mahesh Babu did not return the money. In this condition, either Mahesh Babu has to do a movie with Puri Jagannadh and VV Venkat or he has to return the money.
It has come out that Mahesh Babu has decided to act in the movie because the advance has inflated to Rs 15 Cr with interest. Now he is planning to complete his promise. The actor is under the pressure and very soon he will confirm the news that he is going to make a movie with Puri Jagannadh and VV Venkat but he has very busy schedule. It is known news that currently Mahesh Babu is working with Vamsi Paidipally for his upcoming 25th project Maharshi, which is progressing at brisk pace. Pooja Hegde is playing the female lead whereas Allari Naresh is playing supporting role.
After wrapping up the shoot of Maharshi, Mahesh Babu will start the work for Sukumar’s directorial venture, which will be bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers. Srimanthudu star is also committed to do a movie with Arjun Reddy fame Sandeep Reddy Vanga. According to the latest buzz, Mahesh Babu is also planning to team up with SS Rajamouli for a bilingual Telugu-Hindi project.
Now we have wait whether Mahesh Babu will work with Puri Jagannadh and RR Venkat for his next or he will return the money. It has also come out that Puri Jagannadh is going to team up with Ram Pothineni for a project.