Nandamuri Balakrishna is on a break after the release of NTR. After a long break, he signed a mass entertainer for director KS Ravikumar. Touted to be a high voltage action drama, Balakrishna essays the role of a powerful cop in the film and his performance is expected to be the major highlight of the film. Payal Rajput is already on board for a glamorous role and to play the second heroine in this film which is tentatively titled Ruler.
As per the latest update, Mehreen has been roped in as the leading lady in this action drama. A look test was conducted and Mehreen was finalized for the role. SS Thaman is the music director and the regular shoot of Ruler starts from June. The film will be produced by C Kalyan and the film releases for Sankranthi 2020. Balakrishna is currently busy with the new look.