As per reports, Samantha was considered earlier, but she was dropped after she expressed her unavailability in summer next year as she would be busy with Akhil’s marriage works. Even Shruti Haasan expressed her unwillingness to adjust dates. Tamanna is being considered, and Kajal is another option. Some younger heroines are also being considered.
Coming to technicians, NTR is said to be taking extreme care as this is a prestigious movie for him. Cinematographer Thiru, who worked for Janatha Garage, might be roped in. Anirudh, who is set to make his Tollywood debut with Pawan’s film, might be roped into score music.