2014 seems to be remarkable year for Jagapathi Babu. He started his second innings with Balakrishna’s Legend and now he is one of the most sought actors in Tollywood for villain roles. And now the year becomes even special with Jagapathi Babu being selected for Rajinikanth’s Lingaa movie. The sources in the movie unit say he is playing a very important role in the film. Lingaa is currently being shot in Ramoji film city. The makers are shooting the film at brisk pace and are aiming Diwali release for the movie.
KS Ravi Kumar is the director.Reports say the superstar plays a Royal King who returns to rule his kingdom after getting an education abroad and later Rajini will be also seen as his grandson. Bollywood beauty Sonakshi Sinha will be seen beside the older Rajini and Anushka Shetty will romance the younger one in the film. Lingaa will mark the Southern debut of Sonakshi Sinha while this will be the first film for Anushka with Rajinikanth.