Mahesh Babu, the Telugu superstar, will work with acclaimed director Trivikram Srinivas once more on his eagerly anticipated 28th Telugu film. The film, tentatively dubbed SSMB 28, is now wrapping up filming and is being hailed as an outright commercial entertainment. The movie starring Mahesh Babu was originally scheduled to arrive in theatres around the summer of 2022. However, a number of factors contributed to the project’s nearly a year-long delay.
As per the most recent information, Netflix has acquired the post-theatrical streaming rights to SSMB 28. On January 14, Saturday, Netflix India revealed the joyful information via their official Twitter account. “Prepared with penu thuphaanu thalonchaina choodaataniki. #SSMB28, a post-theatrical release, will be available on Netflix in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada, Meeru! “Reads the post by Netflix India. According to rumours, the post-theatrical rights to Mahesh Babu and Trivikram’s movie have been acquired by the OTT juggernaut for a record sum.
The story and screenplay for SSMB 28, a movie billed as a mass entertainer, were written by director Trivikram Srinivas. The director of photography is veteran photographer PS Vinod. The lyrics and original score for the eagerly awaited project were written by S Thaman. The editing is handled by Navin Nooli. Stunt choreography is being handled by the renowned action choreographers Anbu-Arivu, who are well recognised for their outstanding work in the blockbuster movie Vikram, which will be released in 2022.
After the huge successes of the 2010 film Khaleja and the 2005 release of Athadu, Mahesh Babu and Trivikram Srinivas’ third collaboration is the eagerly awaited project. The female lead in the eagerly anticipated project is played by well-known actress Pooja Hegde. Pooja and the superstar, with whom she co-starred in the 2019 blockbuster Maharshi, will therefore reunit in the untitled film. Samyuktha Menon, a Malayalam actress, is reportedly playing a significant role in the much-anticipated movie.
SSMB 28 was first introduced to the public on May 1, 2021, in honour of Laborers’ Day. Fans of Mahesh Babu and viewers of Telugu movies who were anxiously anticipating the actor’s return with filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas were let down by the project’s announcement. Initially, the nameless project was scheduled for summer 2022 release by its creators. But due to a variety of problems, SSMB 28 was postponed many times.
If the rumours are true, Mahesh Babu urged Trivikram Srinivas to rewrite the film’s script because he didn’t like the first version. Even refusing to begin filming for the movie until the final draught of the script and lines were finished, according to rumours, is the superstar. Later, in 2022, he lost both of his parents, superstar Krishna and Indira Devi, as well as his older brother Ramesh Babu. This also contributed to the unanticipated delay in the movie.
On the unique occasion of Makar Sankranti, on January 15, Sunday, the producers reportedly intend to reveal the official title and first look poster of Mahesh Babu and Trivikram Srinivas’s flick. This year’s April 28 release date for the eagerly awaited movie.