7 February 2013
Sonakshi Sinha, who had acted in Dabangg and Rowdy Rathore, is going to make her Telugu debut opposite Mahesh Babu. The film is going to be directed by Krish and Ashwini Dutt is going to produce the film. "Wow! Lots of support from the south for my telegu debut - thanks guys!! Really looking forward to it... Feels like dabangg dejavu - debut with superstar, script I couldnt refuse, capable and intelligent director! Shoot starts later this year.. it's going to be a great journey :)," Sonakshi Sinha tweeted, confirming her role in the project. The film is tentatively titled as Shivam.