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Rs 3 crore for a chase sequence featuring Mahesh Babu? AR Murugadoss thinks big

Murugadoss, currently in Vietnam for the shoot of his next film with Mahesh Babu, has apparently spent a whopping Rs 3 crore on a grand chase sequence alone.

regional movies Updated: Mar 29, 2017 11:20 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Mahesh essays the role of an intelligence officer in AR Murugadoss’s next.

Superstar Mahesh Babu has arrived in Vietnam to shoot the next schedule of the film. Media reports claim that a grand chase sequence will be shot in Vietnam, and is likely to be among one of the most expensive ones in the Indian movies.

Mahesh Babu is currently shooting in Vietnam for AR Murugadoss’s next.

Directed by AR Murugadoss, the film also stars Rakul Preet Singh and SJ Suryah. The film’s name is yet to be finalised.

According to another report in Telugu360, the chase sequence alone is budgeted at a whopping Rs 3 crore.

Hindustan Times could not verify the report.

Almost 80% of the film is already shot and the team will be stationed in Vietnam for the next two weeks.

This is the second time a south Indian film is being shot in the south-east Asian country. The first being Jayam Ravi starrer Vanamagan.

A source close to film’s unit had earlier told HT that in the current schedule of the film a very important action sequence will be shot. “They will be shooting a chase scene and a never seen before action episode. A team of local stuntmen have been hired to shoot the scenes. The team will return to India in the second week of April,” the source said.

The title and first look of the film is likely to be released on Wednesday, when Ugadi is celebrated. Among the few rumoured titles, Sambhavami and Agent Shiva are doing the rounds.

Mahesh essays the role of an intelligence officer and while Rakul Preet Singh is the leading lady in the film. Harris Jayraj has composed the music.

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First Published: Mar 29, 2017 11:20 IST