Prabhas' Saaho stars 6 Bollywood actors besides Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh

Saaho is a mega budget film and will be released in three languages Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. It was then that certain reports surfaced that Mohanlal has been roped in to play the lead role in this highly anticipated project.

Bollywood actor Mandira Bedi is the latest Bollywood actor to join the Saaho team. "Mandira, who plays a negative character called Kalki, was shooting in Hyderabad with Jackie till recently".

Mirror (August 15) had earlier reported that Shraddha Kapoor has been paired opposite Prabhas in Saaho, the Telugu actor's Hindi- Tamil-Telugu follow-up to Baahubali 2, for which he had started shooting in Hyderabad's Ramoji Film City on August 18. They shot for some action sequences including hand-to-hand combat scenes. And his part of shoot will start soon. Both the actors will be seen sharing the screen space for the first time in the film.

The film, produced by Pramod of UV Creations and directed Sujeeth, will have music composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. After zeroing in the name of Shraddha Kapoor as the female lead and Jackie Shroff as one of the anti-heroes, the makers have added some other names to the ensemble cast of their film. Tinu anand, Mahesh Manjerekar, Kollywood actor Arun Vijay etc., will also be a part of this film.

Prabhas' blockbuster film Baahubali, which made him a national icon, featured only South Indian artists and it performed exceptionally well in Northern territories because of its strong content and flawless narration.

Vanessa Coleman