The inclusion of Nagarjuna Akkineni in Dhanush and Sekhar Kammula’s upcoming movie has been confirmed. Under the auspices of Sree Venkateswara Cinemas LLP and Amigos Creations Pvt Ltd, Suniel Narang and Puskur Ram Mohan Rao will collaborate to create the film, tentatively titled D51. If the first-ever pairing of Dhanush and Sekhar Kammula wasn’t thrilling enough, Nagarjuna’s entrance into the movie has lifted audience expectations from D51 to extremely high heights.
Nagarjuna Akkineni will appear in Dhanush’s upcoming movie, reportedly named D51, which also stars Sekhar Kammula.
NAGARJUNA JOINS DHANUSH – SEKHAR KAMMULA’S PAN-INDIA FILM… #Nagarjuna will essay a power-packed role in #Dhanush’s forthcoming film [#D51], directed by #NationalAward winning director #SekharKammula… Also features #RashmikaMandanna.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 29, 2023
The makers made Nagarjuna Akkineni’s being a part of D51 official by confirming the news on the actor’s birthday today, August 29. “We needed a powerhouse for our pan-Indian project with Dhanush and Sekhar Kammula, and who better than our very own ‘King’. WISHING #KingNagarjuna A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! We are extremely excited to work with you once again! Can’t wait to get this show on the road! SUNIEL NARANG PUSKUR RAM MOHAN RAO,” shared the makers as they made public Nagarjuna’s involvement in the Sekhar Kammula directorial with an official statement.
In a joint statement, D51’s producers Suniel Narang and Puskur Ram Mohan Rao confirmed Nagarjuna’s participation. They said that Nagarjuna Akkineni was the person they were looking for to be the driving force behind their pan-Indian endeavor. On hearing the news, which was revealed on Nagarjuna’s birthday, his admirers expressed their shock at the actor’s involvement in so many concurrent projects.
Updates on another movie featuring Nagarjuna were also released today for the uninitiated. Today, Naa Saami Ranga, his upcoming motion picture, received its official title and release date. The excellent news that the actor would be appearing in D51 also broke while the actor’s fans were rejoicing over the news of the new movie. He will appear in the movie alongside Dhanush, and fans will enjoy seeing these two well-known actors on the big screen together.
The Sekhar Kammula universe also included Naga Chaitanya, Nagarjuna’s son, who appeared in the 2021 movie Love Story. Sai Pallavi was one of the stars of the Sekhar Kammula-helmed movie. Returning to D51, the movie’s female lead is Rashmika Mandanna.