Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu returned to India after a vacation abroad with his family and wasted no time in getting back to work. At a recent event for the inauguration of a store, the actor spoke about his much-anticipated film, Sarileru Neekevarru.

The Maharshi actor shared, “I’m always thankful to my fans for showing their love, respect towards me. I wish them all the best for Diwali. And,  for Sankranti, my film (Sarileru Neekevarru) is going to release. I can say that they will be proud about the film,”

One of the biggest highlights is that Mahesh Babu will be seen playing a role of an army officer in Sarileru Neekevarru, some glimpses of the superstar ‘s look from the film have already been released and is being widely loved by fans.

Mahesh Babu’s 26th film Sarileru Neekevvaru is slated to hit screens on Sankranti 2020. The 44-year-old also shared a poster of the film confirming the release of his film.

He shared a poster, on his official Instagram handle, which bears the name of the film and the release date with a caption that reads, “It’s official… #SarileruNeekevvaru in cinemas from Jan 12th, 2020!! This Sankranti will be my biggest and most special Thank you @anilravipudi.”

Recently, the Southern star also appeared on Vogue’s October edition cover along with superstar Dulquer Salmaan and actress Nayanthara.