Mahesh Babu says 'Bollywood can't afford me, I don't want to waste my time'

Mahesh Babu, in a media interaction, revealed that he wouldn't do Bollywood films as the industry would not be able to afford him.

The actor added that he is happy doing films in the South.

The actor is waiting for the release of his upcoming film, Sarkaru Vaari Paata. Directed by Parasuram Petla

Recently, Mahesh Babu spoke about his plans to venture into OTT. He said that he is meant for the big screen

The Sarileru Neekevvaru actor said, "I did get a lot of offers in Hindi, but I don't think they can afford me.

The stardom and the respect I get here [in South] is huge, so I never really thought of leaving my industry

I have always thought of doing films and becoming bigger. My dream is coming true now and I can't be happier."