Taraka Ratna is set to play his career's most difficult role by far. Bhaktha Siriyala is his forthcoming film, and it tells the story of the great Shiva devotee. "His life is exemplary in that it proves that devotion is greater than God. How he endures all the obstacles created in his way of realization forms the crux," director Muddapu Rambabu says.
Also starring Archana, Nagineedu, Narayana Rao, Ranganath, Kannada Sridhar, Hari, Hema Sundar, Prasanna Kumar, Subbaraya Sharma, Bikshu, Master Sameer, Bhavana, Shiva Parvathi, Soni, Anuradha, Alapati Lakshmi, the film has dialogues by Paramkusham Bhavani Prasad.
Lyrics are by Chaitanya Prasad, Ananth Sriram, Hari Ramjogayya Sastry, Dr. Mangalagiri Purnachand. The last one is also its music director.