Allu Arjun is currently gearing up for his next with director Trivikram. Reportedly it is all set to go on floors from March 24. Now, there is some buzz floating around the female lead of the film. Reports state that Pooja Hegde has been cast opposite Bunny. It is also being said that Rashmika and Kiara Advani were in the race for the role too but finally Pooja bagged it. The film is touted to be a love story. Talking about this, a Tollywood insider said, "There were many names like Rashmika Mandanna and Kiara Advani which were being considered for the female lead, opposite Allu Arjun. However, the makers have zeroed in on Pooja Hegde!"
It is also being speculated that the film will have an ensemble cast but nothing has been confirmed yet. Reports are also stating that after 12 long years, Nagma is set for a comeback in Tollywood, through this movie. This yet untitled upcoming film is being scripted and directed by Trivikram Srinivas and jointly produced by Allu Aravind and S Radha Krishna. Bunny and Pooja were last seen together in Dj-Duvvada Jagannadham and needless to say fans loved their chemistry on-screen. It is no doubt that the pair is set to create magic again! Released on June 23, Allu Arjun’s Duvvada Jagannadham was directed by Harish Shankar, and was produced by Dil Raju under his banner - Sri Venkateswara Creations.
Allu Arjun has announced two films after almost nine months. He will also begin shooting for Sukumar’s directorial which is also going to be a love story. Pooja Hegde is currently busy with Housefull 4 in which she will be seen alongside Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Kriti Kharbanda, Bobby Deol and Rana Daggubati. She also has Mahesh Babu’s Telugu film Maharshi, which is slated for release next month.