New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Deepika Padukone is all set to team up with Baahubali actor Prabhas to make Telugu debut, confirmed Vyjayanthi Movies, the makers of Prabhas 21.   

Deepika, who’s known for her hit films in Bollywood, will pair up with Prabhas who rose to fame in India from Baahubali. Their film is tentatively titled as ‘Prabhas 21’, which will be a science fiction movie, and is helmed by Nag Ashwin.

Deepika Padukone also took to Instagram to officially share the news of her Telugu debut opposite Prabhas with fans. She shared a video produced by the production house which read as, "Throughout the years, we have had the privilege to work with some extraordinary women. Now, with pride, we welcome Deepika Padukone on to our 50-year journey. Bringing together India's biggest Superstars."

While sharing the video, she wrote, “Beyond Thrilled! Cannot wait for what we believe is going to be an incredible journey ahead”. Meanwhile, Prabhas also shared the same video and wrote, “We are very excited to have @deepikapadukone on board, welcome”.

Soon as the duo shared the news on social media, their comment section got flooded with fans’ excitement and congratulatory messages.

Take a look below:

Prior to Deepika's announcement, Vyjayanthi Movies had officially announced on Twitter that they have cast Deepika Padukone for ‘Prabhas 21’ opposite Prabhas, which came as a surprise to many fans.

“@deepikapadukone I believe actors and projects find each other... Glad this is the story that chose to find you...can't wait to start building this world together..and ur character, that's a surprise for another day #Prabhas21 #DeepikaPadukone #DeepikaPrabhas,” wrote Nag Ashwin.

In another tweet in Telugu, Ashwin said, "We needed a Queen for our King. We took this decision after a lot of thought."

Prabhas 21 will go on floors next year. However, the makers haven’t announced the official date yet. It will be a mega-budget sci-fi drama, like other Prabhas’ movies.

Meanwhile, Deepika Padukone was last seen in ‘Chhapaak’ whereas, Prabhas is currently busy with his upcoming project ‘Radhe Shyam’.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma