It is said that Kajal Agarwal was the first choice for Uthama Villain and Nanbenda, but the makers were perplexed hearing her salary. She demanded 2 crores.
It is said that she was paid two crores for the Telugu film with Ram Charan and Nagachaitanya. She came down to one and a half crore but the producers did not bow and went for different heroines.
This is the reason why she missed even Karthi's Madras.