Mahesh Babu and Sukumar had previously worked together in the critically acclaimed psychological thriller 1: Nenokkadine but unfortunately the movie was a box office dud. Sukumar has also accepted his mistake on several occasions and recently in an interview, he said, “It’s my mistake, I should have narrated the story of 1: Nenokkadine movie in a better way to the audiences but the failure has taught so many things to me and as a result, my recent film Rangasthalam starring Ram Charan has become a blockbuster”.
Sukumar’s Rangasthalm, is a village based periodic drama in which Mega Power Star Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni played the lead role. The movie was turned out blockbuster at the office and crushed several records in various areas. It is heard that one of the script, which is being prepared by Sukumar for Mahesh Babu, is also a periodic drama set during post Independence. We have wait and watch, whether Mahesh Babu gives nod for this period drama or not. Mythri Movie Makers have already paid hefty cheque to Sukumar.
Recently there was a buzz in film industry that Sukumar has planned out an impressive crime thriller for Mahesh Babu and he will be seen playing a CID officer in it. Meanwhile Mahesh Babu is busy in Maharshi, which is being directed by Oopiri fame Vamsi Paidipally.