The poster features Vijayashanti seated in a chair with her hands crossed and fearlessly making eye contact with someone.
First look of Vijayashanti from Sarileru Neekevvaru revealed
Chennai - 27 Oct 2019 18:30 IST
The first look poster of veteran Vijayashanti, who has returned to face the arc lights after 13 years with Mahesh Babu’s upcoming Telugu film Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020), was released on Saturday, 26 October.
The poster features Vijayashanti seated in a chair with her hands crossed and fearlessly making eye contact with someone. She has a sly smirk on her face.
Introducing Lady Amitabh @vijayashanthi_m Garu as Bharathi in #SarileruNeekevvaru 😊— Anil Ravipudi (@AnilRavipudi) October 26, 2019
Can't-Wait for Sankranthi 2020 🤩
Wishing you all a Very Happy Diwali 💥@urstrulyMahesh @iamRashmika @AnilSunkara1 @ThisIsDSP @RathnaveluDop @prakashraaj#SarileruNeekevvaruOn12thJan pic.twitter.com/AlQlJ0ZFvR
In the film, she is rumoured to be playing the role a professor called Bharathi. Rashmika Mandanna plays the leading lady.
Vijayashanti’s last on screen appearance was in 2006 film, Nayudamma. She’s widely popular for her action-based films such as Pratighatana (1985) and Karthavyam (1990) among others.
When Vijayashanti joined the sets for shoot in August, director Anil Ravipudi took to Twitter to welcome her.
"After 13 years, it's makeup time for Vijayashanti garu. Nothing has changed in all these 13 years. Same discipline, same attitude and same dynamism. Welcome on board Vijayashanti garu," Anil had said.
After 13 years.. It's make up time for Vijayashanthi garu.. Nothing has ever changed in all these 13 years. Same discipline, same attitude and same dynamism. Welcome on-board @vijayashanthi_m garu 😊 #SarileruNeekevvaru pic.twitter.com/xM69EgjP9c— Anil Ravipudi (@AnilRavipudi) August 12, 2019
In Sarileru Neekevvaru, Mahesh Babu plays an army major. In August, the first glimpse of his character was unveiled via a special video. The film has been confirmed to hit the screens during Sankranti festival in 2020.
The project, being produced by Dil Raju and AK Entertainments, marks the maiden collaboration of Mahesh and Anil Ravipudi.
Meanwhile, Mahesh’s last release Maharshi (2019)grossed over Rs200 crore at the box-office. The film, which also stars Pooja Hegde, featured Mahesh in the role of a multimillionaire who takes up farming for the sake of his best friend.