Prince Mahesh Babu is currently working for Sarileru Neekevvaru being helmed by Anil Ravipudi. Post this project, Mahesh Babu was supposed to work with Arjun Reddy's director Sundeep Reddy.
However, Mahesh Babu turned down Sundeep Reddy's script as he found it too dark for his taste. But then, Sundeep has an alternate choice. He will be collaborating Ranbir Kapoor to work on the project titled Devil.
Mahesh Babu, on the other side, will be teaming up Geetha Govindram's director Parasuram for his next.
Sarileru Neekevvaru is slated for release for Sankranthi. Rashmika Mandanna plays female lead of the film. The movie's music is being scored by rockstar Devi Sri Prasad. Dil Raju and Anil Sunkar the producers.