Sonakshi Sinha signs Telugu film opposite Mahesh Babu

By Hindustan Times

She has been part of many R100 crore Bollywood ventures — Dabangg (2010), Dabangg 2, Rowdy Rathore and Son Of Sardaar (all 2012). And now, Sonakshi Sinha is ready to head south. The actor will make her entry into the Telugu film industry with writer-director Krish Jagarlamudi’s period film,
Shivam. She has been cast opposite Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu.

Apparently, Krish began writing Shivam three years ago, which is also when he first saw Sonakshi in Dabangg. He wanted to narrate the story to her back then, however, Sonakshi did not want to branch out into any other industry.

“Recently, thanks to Prabhudheva, Krish managed to meet Sonakshi and the first thing he told her was that he had written the film keeping her in mind. Th