Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Acharya shooting is progressing at a brisk pace. Ram Charan who plays an extended cameo in the movie as Siddha has joined the sets and some solo scenes are being canned on him in Hyderabad. The team has finalized Pooja Hegde as the heroine in the film.
The actress did not romance the actor previously. Ram Charan’s role in the movie is close to 30-35 minutes. PoojaHegde requires 15-18 days of her participation in the film. Beside talkie portions, she will be shooting for a song with Charan. Since it is a short role and have big names like Chiranjeevi, Koratala, and Charan, she did not refuse.
The makers want to release the movie in May to cash the Summer holidays. The release date will depend on the release of KGF 2. Acharya also marks the Reunion of Mani Sharma and Chiranjeevi after several years. Kajal Agarwal is romancing Chiranjeevi in the film. This is her second with Chiranjeevi after Khaidi No 150. Koratala Siva is directing the film. He is a minimum-guarantee director. All his films are the biggest hits in the careers of the respective heroes back then when the movies released.Follow @THEPANIPURI