Super talented filmmaker Sekhar Kammula bounced back with a massive hit with Fidaa this year. The movie featured Varuntej and Sai Pallavi in the lead roles.

Sekhar revealed that he met Mahesh Babu to narrate the story but ended up directing Varuntej. However during his recent interview, Sekhar revealed that he penned the script keeping Pawan Kalyan in mind but he never narrated it to Pawan.

He even said many of the episodes from the second half have been inspired from Pawan Kalyan and his movies. Fidaa has been declared as a blockbuster and is running with packed houses even in its third week. Dil Raju suggested Varuntej for the role after which the project has been finalized

Sekhar Kammula even revealed that he had to wait for Sai Pallavi for a long time as she was busy pursuing her medicine.