Saaho producers UV Creations have announced that actress Shraddha Kapoor will join Prabhas in the lead cast. The film is a Telugu-Tamil-Hindi trilingual directed by Sujeeth, and is billed as a high-budget, stylish action film.
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Director Sujeeth had been keen on roping in a top Bollywood actress, and the makers had reportedly approached Deepika Padukone, Parineeti Chopra and Amy Jackson. At one point, it even seemed likely that Katrina Kaif would play the role.