Days after it was officially announced that Prabhas and Deepika Padukone would share the screen space for the first time, in a film to be directed by Nag Ashwin, the actor and the actress have now started following each other on Instagram.
While Prabhas has a following of 4.9 million on Instagram, Deepika has more than 50 million followers on Instagram. With Prabhas and Deepika following each other on social media, their fans are also doing the same.
The makers of of Prabhas’ upcoming film by Nag Ashwin, tentatively titled ’#Prabhas21′, had recently confirmed that Deepika Padukone will be making her debut in Telugu as Prabhas’ co-star in the pan-Indian project.
“Deepika Padukone, welcome on board! Thrilled to have you be a part of this incredible adventure. #Prabhas21 #DeepikaPrabhas. @actorprabhas @deepikapadukone @nag_ashwin @swapnaduttchalasani @priyankacdutt,” they posted.
Nag Ashwin wrote, “King ki saripadentha Queen kavali kada mari…chaala alochinchi teesukunna decision idi…pichekkicheddam..#
He said, “I’m very excited that Deepika is on-board for this character. It’s something no mainstream lead has done before and will be quite a surprise for everyone. The pairing of Deepika and Prabhas is one of the highlights of our film. The story is something I believe the audiences will carry in their hearts for years to come.”