SSMB 28: What is Mahesh Babu’s new project all about? Know 5 things about it


Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu will reunite for the third time with acclaimed filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas for his long-awaited 28th outing in the Telugu film industry. The film, tentatively titled SSMB 28, is touted as the perfect commercial entertainer and is currently in the final stages of filming. The Mahesh Babu starrer was originally slated to hit theaters in the summer of 2022. However, for various reasons, the project was delayed for over a year.

SSMB 28 – Streaming Rights

As Per the latest update, SSMB 28’s post-theatrical streaming rights have been provided by OTT giant Netflix. An exciting update was announced by Netflix India via their official Twitter handle on Saturday, January 14th. “Penu thuphaanu thalonchaina choodaataniki memu ready. Meeru? #SSMB28 will be released post-theatrically in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada on Netflix!” Read posts from Netflix India. If reports are to be believed, the OTT giant took the posthumous theatrical rights to Mahesh Babu and Trivikram’s film for the record.

5 things to know about Mahesh Babu and Trivikram’s SSMB 28

  1. SSMB 28 Star Casting
    After the huge success of Athadu released in 2005 and Khaleja in 2010, this highly anticipated project marks the third collaboration between Mahesh Babu and Trivikram Srinivas. The long-awaited project features popular actress Pooja Hegde as the female lead. The untitled project thus marks Pooja’s reunion with the superstar she shared the screen with in the 2019 blockbuster Maharshi. Malayalam actress Samyuktha Menon has also been reported to play a key role in the long-awaited film.
  2. Technical staff
    Director Trivikram Srinivas personally wrote the story and screenplay for SSMB 28, which is touted as a mass entertainer. Senior DP of Photography PS Vinod is the Director of Photography. S Thaman has composed songs and original songs for the highly anticipated project. Navin Nooli handles editing. The stunts are choreographed by acclaimed action choreographer Anbuaribu, best known for his stellar work on the 2022 blockbuster film Vikram.
  3. Original Plan and Unexpected Delays
    For the public, SSMB 28 was originally announced on May 1, 2021 during a Labor Day special. The announcement of the project left Mahesh Babu fans and Telugu moviegoers eagerly awaiting the superstar’s reunion with director Trivikram Srinivas. The producers originally planned to release the untitled project in the summer of 2022. However, SSMB 28 was delayed several times due to various issues. If rumors are to be believed, Mahesh Babu did not like the initial draft of the film’s script and asked Trivikram Srinivas to rework the same. The Grapevine suggests that the superstar refused to start filming the project until a final draft of the script and dialogue was ready. Later he lost his older brother Ramesh Babu and his parents superstars Krishna and Indira Devi in ​​2022. This also led to unexpected delays in the film.
  4. Filming Schedule In December 2022, it was officially confirmed that Mahesh Babu started preparing for his role in his SSMB 28. The Telugu superstar actor was clicked at a gym in Dubai and the photo immediately went viral on social media. According to reports, Mahesh Babu will star as a never-before-seen avatar in the film and he will be bulked up for his role.
  5. Title and first look, release date The production company is reportedly planning to announce the official title and first look poster for Mahesh Babu and Trivikram Srinivas’ film at a special event at Makar Sankranti on Sunday, January 15th. The much-anticipated film is set to hit theaters on April 28 this year.

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