Sarileru Neekevvaru: Vijayashanthi joins the sets of Mahesh Babu's film
Actress Vijayashanthi ruled the roost in Telugu cinema in the 80s and 90s. The actress is known for her female centric roles and was popular for her action sequences. Vijayashanthi is quite popular in Tamil cinema as well. She is known for her film with Superstar Rajinikanth, Mannan.
Vijayashanthi was last seen in Naayudamma, which was released in 2006. For the past 13 years, the actress was concentrating on her political career. She was also a former Member of Parliament, who was elected from Medak constituency (which is now part of Telangana).
The popular figure has now come back to acting. It was earlier announced that Vijayashanthi has been signed in for Mahesh Babu's upcoming film Sarileru Neekevvaru, which is directed by Anil Ravipudi.
On Monday, the director took to Twitter to share a picture of Vijayashanthi from the sets of the film. He wrote, "After 13 years.. It's make up time for Vijayashanthi garu.. Nothing has ever changed in all these 13 years. Same discipline, same attitude and same dynamism. Welcome on-board (sic)."
In reply to Anil's message, Vijayashanthi tweeted, "AnilRavipudi Garu n MaheshBabu Garu... I duly honor the welcome. Attitude is an altitude of the person. Climate may change but attitude will never. So r u... So am I (sic)."
Sarileru Neekevvaru also stars Rashmika Mandanna, Prakash Raj and Naresh in important roles. The film is set to release in 2020.