Superstar Mahesh Babu's next film has got a film. The movie is being helmed by none other than Koratala Siva of Mirchi fame. According to the buzz doing the rounds in Tollywood circles, the title Sreemanthudu has been chosen for Mahesh Babu's upcoming film. An official announcement in this regard will soon be made by the makers.

Meanwhile, fans are wondering if this movie has any connection with the 1971 hit film by the same title which starred Akkineni Nageswara Rao. The makers are planning to release Sreemanthudu on May 1 as a summer release. 


Shruti Haasan who performed an item number in Mahesh's recent release Aagadu is playing the female lead opposite the Prince of Tollywood. Tollywood's musical sensation Devi Sri Prasad is scoring the music for the film while Jagapathi Babu plays Mahesh's father in Sreemanthudu.