For a long time, the makers had been on the lookout for the actress to pair opposite Charan. Finally Malayalam beauty Keerthy Suresh is signed even though Shruti Haasan’s name was making rounds all this while. Makers took this decision to trim the budget of the film. After making solid debut with Ram’s ‘Nenu Sailaja’, Keerthy has got good craze in Tollywood.
As she doesn’t charge more than Rs 30 lakh, makers thought of it as a good opportunity to cut down budget and have a fresh combination. It is known that Shruti already paired with Charan in ‘Yevadu’.