Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja is in desperate need of a hit and he is currently working on Disco Raja with director Vi Anand. However, already there are a lot of expectations on his next project, his 66th. Currently being called #RT66, this new movie is to be directed by Gopichand Malineni and will be bankrolled by B Madhu's Light House Movie Makers LLP banner. Recently, this movie's makers revealed that Shruti Haasan had been roped in to play the female lead, opposite Ravi Teja. Today, they have come out with yet another massive announcement!

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#RT66's makers have revealed that Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has also been brought on board for this project. It has already come to light that Thaman would be scoring the music for this movie, which will also see versatile actor Samuthirakani playing a vital role. #RT66 will mark the third collaboration between Ravi Teja and Gopichand Malineni following their two previous successful ventures - Don Seenu and Balupu. Shruti and Ravi Teja were paired up on-screens for the first time in Balupu and this new project will be their second time pairing.

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar joins cast of Ravi Teja 66 Shruti Haasan

Varalaxmi is currently working on her maiden Tollywood venture Tenali Ramakrishna BA BL, where she will be seen alongside Sundeep Kishan and Hansika. This movie, directed by G Nageshwara Reddy, is touted to be an out and out comedy entertainer but Varu is said to be playing the antagonist in this project. The trailer for this movie was released recently and has been getting rave reviews. Let's wait and see how #RT66, which is reported to be a cop drama, pans out. Stay tuned...

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar joins cast of Ravi Teja 66 Shruti Haasan

Check out the announcement tweet here: