The Puri Jagannadh-Mahesh Babu combo created magic in 2007 with Pokiri, a slick and stylish film with the dashing Mahesh playing an undercover cop. The film was a runaway hit.
The two are back with The Businessman where Mahesh is cast opposite Kajal Aggarwal.
The Businessman will be simultaneously released in Malayalam and Tamil. 'Guns don't need agreements' is the tagline of the film.
The film was shot in Mumbai and Goa. The music is composed by S S Thaman, who also composed the music of Dhookudu. Mahesh and Puri Jagannadh sing the theme song of the film.
Shyam K. Naidu is the cinematographer, while S R Shekar is the editor. Produced by R R Venkat, the film also stars Prakash Raj, Raza Murad, Dharmavaraop Subrahmanyam, Brahmaji, Sayaji Shinde, Shwetha Bharadwaj, and Bharath Reddy
The Businessman was shot in record time of a little over two months and is scheduled to release on January 11, 2012.