Ravi Babu, the director of Allari, Anasuya, Nacchavule and Nuvvila, has joined the cast of Nikhil's upcoming film Swamy Ra Ra. Sudhir Varma is making his debut as a director with this film and Chakri Chigurupati, the producer of Veedu Theda, is once again producing this film. Swati is Nikhil's co-star. The film's shooting began on July 16 and Ravi Babu joined the team in this schedule . "Director Ravi Babu is playing a very special role in my movie SWAMY RA RA... He joins our crew frm this schedule.. Excited to work with him. Ravi Babu sir is one of the leading technicians in South Indian cinema, and im hoping to learn a few pointers frm him during the shoot :-)," Nikhil tweeted. Sunny is composing the music and Richard Prasad is handling the cinematography.