VV.Vinayak who is currently directing King Nagarjuna’s son Akhil created sensation by talking about Rs.100crs project with Prince Mahesh Babu. Speaking at ‘Srimantudu’ audio launch, he said, "I want to make a Rs 100crs film with Mahesh. We are discussing the story, which I am writing specially for him".
Mahesh’s close aide says "Every director wants to direct Mahesh Babu. He doesn’t know about his next film until he completes Srikanth Addala’s film which stars on July, 23rd". Even Trivikram Srinivas, Puri Jagannath, Rajamouli are in Mahesh’s list of directors.