Noted actor Mahesh Manjrekar who carved a niche for himself with clapworthy performances in films like 'Okkadunnadu' and 'Homam' has been roped to play Antagonist in Akhil Akkineni's maiden flick as Hero.
Apparently, Mahesh Manjrekar worked with VV Vinayak for the superhit flick 'Adurs' and they share a good rapport. So, The actor was signed soon after the filmmaker felt he would be perfect for the role.
As per the sources, First Schedule of Akhil's movie has been wrapped up few days ago. Sayessha Sehgal joined the shoot now and her combination scenes with Akhil will be shot in the current schedule.
VV Vinayak and Nithin are leaving no stone unturned to make Akhil's launch pad a blockbuster. Dussehra 2015!!!