We had previosly reported that Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is all set to collaborate with director Chandoo Mondeti of Karthikeya -fame for an upcoming film. The actor has joined the extensive pre-production work that began recently. The Majili actor is said to play the role of a fisherman in this big budget Pan Indian Film which is being produced by Bunny Vasu under Geetha Arts banner.
As more details regarding the casting and crew members are yet to finalize, the team has revealed that a popular actress is getting ready to join the project. On Tuesday, the makers released a special video featuring the actor, producer, director and the actress participating in the pre-production works. They haven't shown the face of the actress in that video. The team posted a tweet and wrote, "The widely adored and loved lady joins the voyage of NC23". The name of the Actress wasn't revealed in the video.
Today, the team announced actress Sai Pallavi as the female lead of the film. The team has snapped a picture with the actress and posted it on social media. Sai Pallavi also posted a tweet and wrote, "So happy to be part of this loving team. Thank you for the warm welcome Geetha Arts, Bunny Vas, Chandoo Mondeti. Naga Chaitanya Akkineni Garu, I’m glad that we’re doing another special film together. Naa priyamaina Telugu prekshakulu (to my dear Telugu audience), I missed you all so much! Ippudu NC23 dwara mimmalni kalusthanu ani chaala santhosham ga unnanu (Very glad to be meeting you all with NC23)".
The film marks the second collaboration between Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi after Love Story (2021).