Director Mohan Raja, who is known for directing films like M Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi, Santhosh Subramaniam, Velayudham, Thani Oruvan, and Velaikkaran, has begun his next film in style. As already announced, Mohan Raja's next directorial venture will be a Telugu film and it will star Megastar Chiranjeevi in the lead role. This is the first time Mohan Raja is working with a legendary star hero like Chiranjeevi and the fans have pinned high hopes on the project. This film which is tentatively called Chiru 153 is the official remake of the Malayalam blockbuster, Lucifer, which featured Mohanlal in the lead role. Lucifer was directed by actor Prithviraj Sukumaran. It is going to be interesting to see what changes have been made in the Telugu remake.

Chiru 153 is produced by Konidela Pro Company, in association with Super Good Films. Chiru 153 has got a strong technical team - Thaman for music, Nirav Shah for cinematography, Suresh Selvarajan for art direction, and Silva for stunt choreography. Mohan Raja took to his official Twitter page to share the news about the commencement of the shoot and he seems to be all excited about it. The shooting begins from today (August 13) and the team is expected to shoot some of the important sequences featuring Chiranjeevi in this first schedule.

Director Mohan Raja's official tweet read, "With the blessings of parents and well wishers starting next journey, this time a Mega one Getting set with an amazing team Dop #Niravshah Art dir @sureshsrajan Stunt @silvastunt #Chiru153 #megastar153 #shootstarts". The makers are yet to make an official announcement on the film's leading lady and the rest of the cast. Details regarding the film's release plans are also yet to be known. For now, check out the latest update on the commencement of the shoot of Chiranjeevi's Chiru 153, directed by Mohan Raja, here: