The actress was unsure of whether she wanted to do the film but when she went to Mumbai to shoot for the film, it changed her views completely. She found that RGV was an easy person to work with. The director cast her in the film after he watched her National Award winning performance in Paruthiveeran.
She will be seen playing Gangula Bhanumati, the wife of Maddelachervu Suri (who is played by Surya) in the film. It stars Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Mohan Babu (Telugu) and Radhika Apte in the lead roles. Vivek Oberoi plays politician Paritala Ravi, who was a feared individual in South Indian politics. Rakta Charitra will be released in late 2010 as it is in its production stage now.