Leading Telugu superstar Ram Charan's next film has been announced and will see him joining hands with director Gowtam Tinnauri under the UV Creations banner. The project is tentatively being called RC 16, with the announcement dropping on social media on Saturday. UV Creations tweeted, "The most AWAITED COMBINATION is here! Announcing our next with none other than Mega Power Star @AlwaysRamCharan directed by @gowtam19." Tinnanuri, who directed the blockbuster Nani-Shraddha Srinath-starrer Jersey, too posted a picture of an old handwritten note Ram Charan had sent him after watching the film and added that he is now grateful for the opportunity to next be working with the star. He wrote, "I have treasured this note since quite some time and was hoping to share it with the world when I get an opportunity to work with you. Never knew it will come so soon. Thank you for all the love sir. @AlwaysRamCharan." Check out their tweets below:

At present, Ram Charan is waiting for the release of the highly-anticipated pan-Indian period action drama film, RRR, which has him sharing screen space with Jr. NTR and is blockbuster director SS Rajamouli's next after the success of his Baahubali films. Announced to hit screens worldwide on January 7, 2022 in multiple languages, the film's star cast also includes Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn, followed by Tamil actor Samuthirakani and Irish actors Ray Stevenson and Alison Doody as the antagonists. Furthermore, RRR will see Olivia Morris, Shriya Saran, Chatrapathi Sekhar, Rajeev Kanakala, among others in pivotal roles, with the film's budget estimated to be around 350 crores. Ram Charan will also be seen alongside his father 'Mega Star' Chiranjeevi in Acharya, which has been announced for a theatrical release on February 4, 2022. 

As for his upcoming project, Ram Charan will start shooting for the tentatively titled RC 15, which has him collaborating with blockbuster Tamil director Shankar Shanmugam. The film will incidentally be Shankar's Telugu debut and will subsequently be made in Tamil and Hindi, while being dubbed in other languages. Bollywood actress Kiara Advani has been cast as the female lead in RC 15 and will be reunion for her with Ram Charan after the two worked previously in Vinaya Vidheya Ramaa in 2019.