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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan Image Credit: AFP

South star Rashmika Mandanna will feature alongside veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan in filmmaker Vikas Bahl’s next directorial venture.

The 24-year-old actor, who works predominantly in Telugu and Kannada-language films, made her acting debut in 2016 with ‘Kirik Party’ (Kannada).

Some of her successful movies are ‘Yajamana’ (Kannada), ‘Geetha Govindam’ (Telugu) and ‘Devadas’ (Telugu).

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Rashmika Mandanna Image Credit: Twitter.com/iamRashmika

“It is a slice-of-life comedy film which Bahl is directing. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rashmika Mandanna in the lead. There is also a large ensemble cast, including Neena Gupta and others,” a source close to the film’s team told PTI.

Tentatively titled ‘Deadly’, the film is a father-daughter story.

To be produced by Reliance Entertainment, the project is scheduled to go on floors in March 2021.

Mandanna is set to make her Hindi film debut with ‘Mission Manju’, starring actor Sidharth Malhotra in lead, which is set in the 1970s.

In ‘Mission Manju’, Malhotra will be seen playing a spy. The team is expected to start the shoot sometime in February.