The makers of Mahesh Babu’s SSMB28 shared a huge update regarding the title and teaser of the film. On Friday, Namrata Shirodkar, wife of the Telugu superstar, shared a post on her social media handle announcing the date of the title release. The movie is being closely eyed by the fans with ‘SSMB28’ hashtags trending on Twitter. Now, after much wait, the title will be unveiled on May 31 in the theatres.
“#SSMB28MassStrike to thunder its way on 31st May!” the makers announced today, unveiling a poster of Mahesh smoking his cigarette with his back to us. He’s wearing a red bandana on his head in the photo.
Directed by Trivikram, the film has a village backdrop. Mahesh Babu’s family originally hails from Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. The film’s story is also set in Guntur, and the region is famous for Kaaram (red chillies).
‘SSMB28‘ was officially announced in May 2021, with the working title signifying it as Mahesh Babu’s 28th film as a lead actor. Principal photography commenced on 12 September 2022 at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad. The film boasts an impressive technical team, with Thaman S as the music composer, P. S. Vinod as the cinematographer, and Naveen Nooli as the editor.
Pooja Hegde, who has previously worked with both Babu and Trivikram in ‘Maharshi’ (2019) and ‘Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava’ (2018) respectively, plays the female lead.