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The second teaser of Mahesh Babu's "Aagadu" is expected to be released on 9 August as a special birthday treat for the actor's fans, according to the latest reports.

"Aagadu" first look teaser was released on the special occasion of actor Krishna's birthday (Mahesh Babu's father) on 31 May. The teaser received a fantastic response from fans and fetched more than 23 lakh hits on the video sharing site YouTube. The film's makers are reportedly planning to release the second teaser for Babu's birthday on 9 August.

Directed by Sreenu Vaitla, "Aagadu" is deemed as an action entertainer and Babu plays the role of a cop. This is the second time that the actor-director duo has teamed up post the success of their 2011-release "Dookudu."

Tamannaah Bhatia plays the female lead for the first time opposite Babu. Unlike earlier reports on her role as a cop, the actress has revealed that she is donning the role of a village girl, who is a sweet shop owner, reported the Times of India.

The film also has Rajendra Prasad, Sonu Sood, Nadhiya, Brahmaji, Brahmanandam, Sai Kumar, M.S. Naryanana and Vennela Kishore among others. Shruti Haasan will make a special appearance in a song sequence.

"Aagadu" music is composed by Thaman and it is the composer's 50th project. Thaman revealed on his Twitter page that he has completed the compositions for the film.

Director Vaitla thanked Thaman for making "Aagadu" a special album.

The audio release of the film will be held on 31 August or a week later, according to Andhraboxoffice website.

The film's shooting is progressing well and the team has commenced filming the climax portions in Hyderabad. After that, they will be heading to Norway to shoot a song.

"Aagadu" is expected to hit the screens on 26 September. The film will be Babu's second release of the year after "1 Nenokkadine," which hit the screens for Sankranti.

The action entertainer is produced by Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta and Anil Sunkara under the banner of 14 Reels Entertainment.