Director Gunasekhar is famous for his films like Rudhramadevi, Nippu, Okkadu, Varudu, etc. After the success of the historical biopic Rudhramadevi, he announced that he will work on the film, Pratapa Rudrudu. This film would be a sequel to Rudhramadevi. However, the filming of this film was postponed because it took too much research.
Recently, Gunasekhar visited Tirupati and after interacting with the media, he said he would soon start pre-production work for his next film. He said, his next film will be based on Bhakta Prahlada. There were rumors in the past that the next Gunasekhar film will be titled Hiranyakasyapa. However, the director revealed no further details about the film.