Prabhas confirmed to star as Lord Shiva in Vishnu Manchu’s film Kannappa

Directed by Mukesh Kumar Singh, the film also stars Nupur Sanon
Prabhas in Kannappa
Prabhas in Kannappa

Prabhas has officially signed up for actor-producer Vishnu Manchu’s film Kannappa, where he will reportedly be playing the role of Lord Shiva.

Taking to X (formerly Twitter), Manchu said, “Started my dream project #Kannappa. #harharmahadev

The movie is a mythological-fantasy-epic where Prabhas is said to make a special appearance for an estimated duration of 15-30 minutes at most. Although, Prabhas will appear in a special role, his character holds prominence in the storyline. The film also stars Nupur Sanon as the female lead.

With a massive budget, Kannappa will be directed by Mukesh Kumar Singh, and will jointly be produced by Ava Entertainment and 24 Frames Factory. The film will start filming soon.

Manchu was last seen in the 2022 Telugu language horror-comedy film Ginna. He also produced the action-drama film; Son of India (2022).

Prabhas will next be seen in the action-thriller film series Salaar, with the first part Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, releasing in November 2023, after being delayed due to post-production issues, shifting from its original release date of September 28.

In addition, he is also filming Kalki 2898 AD, an epic sci-fi action film which is expected to release in theatres on January 12, 2024.

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