Slender beauty Pooja Hegde was original choice for stylish star Allu Arjun’s last movie Sarrainodu which was a runaway hit at the box office. Since Pooja couldn’t allot call sheets for the Boyapati Srinu directed movie, Rakul was offered the role. If latest reports are to be believed, Allu Arjun gets the Mangalore beauty finally.
As per the buzz, Pooja Hegde who will next be seen in Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro is considered to play female lead in Allu Arjun’s new film with director Harish Shankar. Although Pooja didn’t want to sign any new film before the release of the Ashutosh Gowariker's directorial, she changed her mind, only after listening to script from Harish.
Billed to be a romantic thriller, shooting of this movie commences either last week in August or early in September. Director Harish is busy fine tuning the script. Dil Raju will produce the movie and Devi Sri Prasad will score the music.
Pooja Hegde made her Telugu debut opposite Naga Chaitanya in Oka Laila Kosam. Then, she romanced mega hero Varun Tej in Mukunda. Her debut Bollywood flick Mohenjo Daro is set for release on August 12th worldwide.