Fans have been waiting for a long time for the first look and title of Mahesh 23, the 23rd movie of Telugu star Mahesh Babu, which is directed by AR Murgadoss. The makers yesterday revealed the first look and motion poster of the film, which has been titled as SPYder (Spyder). As the title suggests, it’s a spy thriller and the Brahmotsavam actor has teamed up with the Kaththi director for the first time which is being made as a Tamil-Telugu bilingual film, and will be dubbed in Hindi as well.
Spyder has big names onboard, including Mahesh Babu and Rakul Preet Singh playing the lead roles accompanied with SJ Suryah, Bharatha, Priyadarshi Pullikonda and yesteryear actress Nadhiya. Harris Jayaraj is scoring music for the film which has Santosh Sivan for cinematography and Sreekar Prasad for editing.
As far as the storyline of the film is concerned, Mahesh Babu as protagonist plays the role of an intelligence officer ‘Siva’, who will be on a quest to crack the mafia SJ Suryah and his team. The team has almost completed the shooting of the film with post production works happening in brisk pace. The movie is all set to hit the theatres worldwide in multiple languages on June 23rd.
The craze for the movie is so much that the Telugu satellite rights of the movie was sold for a whopping 15 crores to ZEE Network while the Tamil and Hindi business aren’t revealed yet. This deal is Mahesh Babu’s highest till date in mainstream Telugu cinemas as well as the biggest film ever. It will be released by Reliance Entertainment in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi on June 23, 2017.