Prabhas to star in Vyjayanthi Movies’ next

Gabbeta Ranjith Kumar

The Prabhas-starrer will be helmed by Nag Ashwin.

Telugu production house Vyjayanthi Movies on Wednesday announced their next project. Directed by Nag Ashwin of Mahanati fame, the film will star Prabhas in the lead role.

Vyjayanthi Movies announced the news by sharing a video on their Twitter handle. Along with the video, they wrote, "Proud to associate with #Prabhas for our prestigious project directed by @nagashwin7"

The text in the video reads, "Vyjayanthi sails towards 50 years and we begin an epic journey with pride, with Prabhas. By Nag Ashwin."

According to a tweet by director Nag Ashwin, his film with Prabhas is going to be a "pan-world" project. The makers are planning to begin the shoot by this year-end, and have plans to release it by 2021 year-end.

C Ashwini Dutt established Vyjayanthi Movies in 1974. Presently, Ashwini's daughters Swapna and Priyanka Dutt are managing the production house.

On the work front, Prabhas is presently busy shooting for his project under the direction of Radhakrishna Kumar of Jil fame. Produced by UV Creations and Gopikrishna Movies, the romantic drama also stars Pooja Hegde.