Good morning my dear friends, without anymore delay! On this lovely morning I would like announce that my debut film is on the go......— Akhil Akkineni (@AkhilAkkineni8) December 17, 2014
Akhil will be launched by one of Telugu film industry's prominent directors, VV Vinayak.
With non other than V.V.VINAYAK ! Just got done with a small informal Pooja with close family and friends. Sorry for the long delay guys....— Akhil Akkineni (@AkhilAkkineni8) December 17, 2014
Wishing my darling producer @actor_nithiin and Sudhakar Reddy Garu all the very best, I'm so happy to be working with such amazing people!— Akhil Akkineni (@AkhilAkkineni8) December 17, 2014
Akhil has previously said that he has been waiting for the right time to enter the film industry. Earlier, he announced on Twitter that he is "confident" of making his debut this year. Akhil has also been a part of Mountain Dew advertisements recently.
Akhil's brother Naga Chaitanya made his debut with Telugu action-romance Josh five years back. Naga Chaitanya also congratulated his brother for bagging his first role. He tweeted:
Meanwhile, Akhil posted images from his first day on set.