With the release of “Jawan,” starring Shah Rukh Khan and helmed by Atlee, in September 2023, the celebrated director has reached the highest point of demand in Indian movie history. According to reports, the most sought-after director is in advanced discussions with Allu Arjun about his upcoming film project.
A source close to the development told Pinkvilla, “Atlee and Allu Arjun have been in talks for a while now and things are right now moving in the right direction. Atlee is looking to start his next in the last quarter of 2024 and the dates align with Allu Arjun too.”
“The duo have agreed upon a solid commercial entertainer that would present the icon star like never before. Some of the agreements and other aspects are being sorted out at the moment before signing the dotted lines for the announcement,” the source added.
“Both Atlee and Allu Arjun are excited for the collaboration, however, its yet to be sealed on paper. “There be 100 percent clarity on Atlee and Allu Arjun’s collaboration by the end of January. If everything goes as planned, the next for Allu Arjun after Pushpa 2 will be with Atlee,” the source concluded.
Allu Arjun, concurrently filming “Pushpa 2” and lined up for a Trivikram project in 2025, is expected to collaborate with Atlee in a film produced by Sun Pictures.