Jagapathi Babu recently joined the shooting of Rajinikanth’s Lingaa in Ramoji film city. Currently few crucial scenes are being shot on Jagapathi Babu and Rajinikanth there. Jagapathi Babu is seen as one of the villains in the movie. The makers are shooting the film at brisk pace and are aiming Diwali release for the movie. Earlier Jagapathi Babu and Rajinikanth acted together in Kathanayakudu movie. The movie was a disaster back then and the duo are aiming amends with this film.
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.