After Baahubali-The conclusion, Anushka Shetty will start work on another historical thriller Bhagmati where she plays the title character. It’s said to be a modern day retelling about the life of a Hyderabadi Queen.
Also she is apparently in talks for actress Jamuna’s role in Savitri’s biopic Mahanati. She is yet to sign the dotted line and official announcement is awaited. In real life Jamuna made her screen debut on Savithri’s insistence.
Keerthi Suresh plays the role of Savithri while Samantha plays the role of a journalist retelling her life story. Rumors also suggest that Prakash Raj has been approached for teh role of Gemini Ganesan. Mahanti will be directed by Nag Ashwin.
The bilingual film will start rolling in June or July. Mickey J Meyer will compose the music.