Finalizing female lead opposite Naga Shourya for Narthanasala has become a big headache for makers. Megha Akash who was supposed to play the female lead opposite Naga Shourya is demanding 50 Lakh as remuneration. Makers felt that is a huge amount for an actress who doesn’t score even a single hit near box office and now is in plans to rope a fresh face for the female lead. makers are still searching for a female lead opposite Shaurya.
Earlier they had planned to rope Mehreen for the female lead but she was dropped for reasons better known to them. Debutant Srinivas Chakravarthy, a protégé of Krishna Vamsi, is directing the movie. Mahati Swara Sagar will compose the music. ‘Nartanashala’ will be bankrolled by Shourya’s home banner IRA Creations.