Acclaimed actor Dhanush is set to join forces with Telugu director Sekhar Kammula, renowned for his works like 'Happy Days' and 'Love Story,' for an eagerly awaited upcoming film. Tentatively titled "D51," the latest buzz revolves around the inclusion of the talented Rashmika Mandanna in the cast. This marks Rashmika's debut collaboration with Dhanush, Sekhar Kammula, and Sree Venkateswara Cinemas LLP, and her excitement is palpable as she embarks on this new cinematic journey. Rashmika took to Instagram to share her enthusiasm with a video captioned, "Beginning of a new journey #D51."
The film, showcasing the dynamic pairing of Dhanush and Sekhar Kammula, is gearing up to captivate audiences across languages. The ambitious project is set to be shot and released concurrently in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. Sekhar Kammula, known for his exceptional storytelling, has penned a unique narrative that will unveil Dhanush in an unprecedented light, adding a layer of intrigue to the project. The team is currently in discussions with notable figures from various languages and is assembling a top-tier technical crew, with further announcements anticipated.ALSO READ: Rashmika Mandanna's deepfake video sparks government action: Centre sets 24-hour removal deadline
This venture also heralds Dhanush's debut in Telugu cinema. Preparatory work for the film is already in progress, with regular shooting anticipated to commence in December. The Dhanush-starrer is backed by the illustrious production houses Sree Venkateswara Cinemas LLP, helmed by Suniel Narang and Puskur Ram Mohan Rao, in association with Amigos Creations Pvt Ltd.
In parallel, Rashmika Mandanna is set to reprise her popular role as Srivalli in the much-awaited Allu Arjun starrer, 'Pushpa 2: The Rule.' The actress has also announced her involvement in the female-centric film 'Rainbow' alongside Dev Mohan. Furthermore, Rashmika's pipeline includes the upcoming Hindi film 'Animal,' alongside Ranbir Kapoor.ALSO READ: Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna's 'Satranga' from 'Animal': A musical dive into love's complexities