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Will cherish working with AR Murugadoss: Mahesh Babu

Superstar Mahesh Babu, who is gearing up for the release of his Telugu-Tamil spy thriller "Spyder", said he will cherish working with filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss in the movie.

Published: 26th September 2017 03:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th September 2017 03:31 PM   |  A+A-

Mahesh Babu's 'Spyder' will be the second biggest Telugu release after 'Baahubali 2', which was released in over 1,000 screens in the US.

By IANS

CHENNAI: Superstar Mahesh Babu, who is gearing up for the release of his Telugu-Tamil spy thriller "Spyder", said he will cherish working with filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss in the movie.

The film, made on a whopping budget of Rs 125 crore, marks Mahesh's Tamil debut.

Ahead of the film's release on Wednesday, Mahesh told the media: "I've been having sleepless nights. I'm nervous, but at the same time excited. 'Spyder' is my debut in Tamil and I feel like a debutant despite being an actor for 18 years."

Mahesh Babu plays an Intelligence Bureau officer in the film, which also stars Rakul Preet Singh and SJ Suryah.

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On teaming up with Murugadoss, he said: "We've been discussing about joining hands for a decade now. It's a dream combination, to work with Murugadoss sir, and it has happened at the right time. We've all given our best to this project."

Mahesh calls "Spyder" a dream project.

"Through this film, I got to work with people I had always wanted to. For instance, it has been my long time wish to work with Santosh Sivan, and I'm glad it got fulfilled with this project," he said.

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Asked if he is nervous about how he will be received by Tamil audiences, Mahesh said: "They've given me a grand welcome already. The love and warmth they showed me for the audio launch in Chennai is proof of it."

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