According to the makers, Ashwin will be canning crucial sequences featuring the 78-year-old icon and other actors during the film's first shooting schedule at Ramoji Film City (RFC).
On this special day, fans too came up with the demand of having a special emoji made for 'Baahubali' on the social media giant, WhatsApp.
In a recent media interaction, the Vikrant Rona-actor confirmed that he is in the early stages of discussion
Shruti Haasan has been paired opposite Prabhas in his upcoming film Salaar.
Filmmaker Radha Krishna Kumar has directed and written the film, which also stars Sachin Khedekar, Priyadarsi Pulikonda, Bhagyashree among others.
Neel, known for helming the blockbuster action movie franchise "KGF", took to Twitter and shared the film's poster with the release date.
The teaser of the film, set in vintage Rome, opens with the 'Baahubali' star flirting with Hegde, best known for Telugu film 'Oka Laila Kosam', at a railway station in Italian.
The 'Baahubali' actor Prabhas shared the update about the film on Instagram with a poster of the film that had 'Aarambh' written over it.
Interestingly, the duo had earlier worked with Nag Ashwin for National award-winning film Mahanati.
The forthcoming flick will be under the banner of Vyjayanthi Movies and will also star Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone.
The film, billed as a "pan-India" project, will feature Haasan opposite South star Prabhas, who will be seen playing a "violent character".
Adipurush had courted controversy in December after Saif mentioned in an interview that the film was going to show the 'humane' side of Ravan.
Pooja Hegde has wrapped up a schedule for her upcoming film Radhe Shyam starring Prabhas.
The action entertainer Salaar marks the first collaboration of Prabhas with director Prashanth Neel, who shot to fame with KGF: Chapter 1.
The camera person, who has been associated with the director right from Urgramm, will be joining the KGF filmmaker for the fourth time.