Megastar Chiranjeevi will be acting in the Telugu remake of Ajith's super hit action entertainer, Vedalam, directed by Siva and the film has got huge expectations among the fans. Title Bholaa Shankar, this film will feature Keerthy Suresh in a pivotal character, as Chiranjeevi's younger sister, reprising Lakshmi Menon's character from the original version. The official announcement video featuring Chiranjeevi and Keerthy Suresh had gone viral among the fans, making them look forward to the project. Bholaa Shankar will be officially launched with the formal pooja on November 11 (Thursday) at 7.45 AM and the shoot is scheduled to start on November 15.

Ahead of the film's commencement of shoot, the makers have now made a big announcement revealing the female lead of the project. Tamannaah has been roped in to play the heroine, as the love interest of Chiranjeevi, reprising the character played by Shruti Haasan in the original version. Tamannaah expressed her happiness about being a part of this project through a tweet that read, "Honored and ecstatic to be a part of the MEGA MASSIVE MOVIE #BholaaShankar Can't wait to share the screen with @KChiruTweets sir once again! Bring it on @MeherRamesh Gaaru! @AnilSunkara1 @KeerthyOfficial @AKentsOfficial @BholaaShankar".

Bholaa Shankar is directed by Meher Ramesh who has earlier directed movies like Billa, Shakti, Shadow, etc. The film is produced by Ramabrahmam Sunkara and Anil Sunkara under the banner of AK Entertainments. Tamannaah was last seen in Nithiin's Maestro which had a direct OTT release on Disney Hotstar streaming platform. The talented actress has several other exciting projects including F3 Fun and Frustration, Plan A Plan B, Gurthunda Seethakalam, Bole Chudiyan, That Is Mahalakshmi, and now Bholaa Shankar has also added to the list.

Details regarding the rest of the cast and crew are yet to be known and we will keep you posted about it. For now, check out the latest announcement on Tamannaah playing the female lead in Chiranjeevi's Bholaa Shankar here: