had a series of flops when she was signed for Gabbar Singh. Post Gabbar Singh her status in Tollywood changed. She became one of the top heroines in Telugu cinema. For Gabbar Singh she had slashed her price as she was not a popular heroine then. But today things are different. Shruthi is in top league. It has been sometime that she was approached for this film by S J Suriya. The actress wanted a confirmation that she will be paid her current remuneration for this film. She agreed to be a part of this film only after the producers agreed to pay her existing remuneration which is Rs 1.5 Cr.