Meenakshi Dixit to star in Mahesh Babu's Maharshi
Set against the backdrop of Rayalaseema, the film also features Prakash Raj and Jayasudha as the parents of Mahesh Babu in the film
Meenakshi Dixit, known for her dance numbers in Dookudu and Baadhshah, has been roped in for a cameo in Mahesh Babu-starrer Maharshi. The Adavi Kachina Vennela actor will be seen in a pivotal role, which has been kept secret so far by the director Vamshi Paidipally.
"Meenakshi has completed shooting for her portion in the US. It's a really different role and the makers don't want it to be out anytime soon," says a source.
Also starring Pooja Hegde and Allari Naresh, the film features Mahesh in three different avatars as a college goer, businessman and a modern farmer. Set against the backdrop of Rayalaseema, the film also features Prakash Raj and Jayasudha as the parents of Mahesh Babu. Produced by Prasad V Potluri, Dil Raju and Ashwini Dutt, Maharshi has music by Devi Sri Prasad. It is slated for release on April 5.