Telugu Super Star Mahesh Babu will be joining hands with blockbuster filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas for a new film and the project is tentatively titled SSMB 28. The film which was officially announced last year excited the fans instantly as the duo of Mahesh Babu and Trivikram have already delivered blockbuster hits like Athadu and Khaleja and SSMB 28 will mark their third association. Produced by Haarika & Hassine Creations, this mega film will star Pooja Hegde as the female lead. Interestingly, Pooja was the female lead of Trivikram's previous directorial, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo which was a sensational blockbuster at the box office.

The rest of the cast are yet to be known. S Thaman will be scoring music for this film, continuing his highly successful collaboration with director Trivikram. Earlier today (February 3), SSMB 28 was officially launched with a formal pooja in Hyderabad. The launch event was graced by the main team of SSMB 28. Mahesh Babu was not present at the event and his wife, Namrata Shirodkar graced the occasion on his behalf. The pictures from the launch event have turned viral among the fans who are now eagerly looking forward to witnessing the film. The shooting of SSMB 28 will begin in April with Mahesh Babu and others.

More details regarding the project are awaited. Mahesh Babu's next release in Telugu cinema will be Sarkaru Vaari Paata, the action drama, directed by Parasuram Petla of Geetha Govindam fame. Sarkaru Vaari Paata which has Keerthy Suresh playing the female lead is scheduled to hit the screens on May 12, as a summer treat for the fans. Mahesh Babu will also be joining hands with ace filmmaker SS Rajamouli for a new film that will go on floors after SSMB 28. With exciting projects in the pipeline, one can confidently say that happening days are ahead for Mahesh Babu and his fans.