Akhil Akkineni is on a roll after his latest release Hello set the cash registers ringing and raked in substantial moolah at the box office.

He's now looking forward to his next. We already told you that he will be working with Venky Atluri of Tholi Prema. The film will be produced by BVSN Prasad under the Sri Venkaeswara Cine Chitra Banner while Thaman will score the music.

The latest we hear is that the leading lady of Akhil's next has been finalised and the girl is none other than Rashmika Mandanna, the girl who stole a million hearts with her role in Kannada superhit Kirik Party.

Now, if she signs on the dotted line Akhil will romance the Kirik Party heroine. Watch this space for all the updates.