Aagadu is an upcoming Telugu action comedy film written by Anil Ravipudi, Upendra Madhav and Praveen Varma and directed by Srinu Vaitla which features Mahesh Babu and Tamannahah as the protagonists and Sonu Sood as the primary antagonist while Shruti Haasan made a special appearance by performing an item number.Apart from them, the film features an ensemble cast of Rajendra Prasad, Sai Kumar, Nadhiya, Brahmanandam and M. S. Narayana in key roles. The film is set in the backdrop of Tadipatri Village of Ananthapuram District in Rayalaseema in which Mahesh Babu would essay the role of a Police Officer.
The film is produced by Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta and Anil Sunkara on 14 Reels Entertainment banner who earlier produced Srinu Vaitla's Dookudu which also featured Mahesh Babu in the lead role. The soundtrack for the film will be composed by S. Thaman which marks his 50th film as a music composer while K. V. Guhan and M. R. Varma handled the cinematography and editing respectively, all of them being the part of technical crew of Dookudu.The film was launched on 25 October 2013 at Ramanaidu Studios, Nanakramguda in Hyderabad.The film's principal photography began on 28 November 2013 at Hyderabad.The film is scheduled for a worldwide release on September 19.
Directed: Srinu Vaitla
Produced: Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta, Anil Sunkara
Written: Anil Ravipudi, Upendra Madhav, Praveen Varma
Cast: Mahesh Babu, Tamannahah, Rajendra Prasad, Sonu Sood, Brahmanandam, Napoleon, Sai Kumar
Music: S. Thaman
Cinematography:K. V. Guhan
Edited: M. R. Varma
Production: 14 Reels Entertainment
Distributed: 14 Reels Entertainment, Sri Venkateswara Creations
Release date(s) Scheduled: 19 September 2014
Budget: 76 crores