When a leading tabloid published news about Mahesh’s cameo in Guna Sekhar’s period drama ‘Rudramadevi’ it went viral on internet. Adding more masala to the story it was reported that when Mahesh threw a sword at Anushka she fails to escape and hurt herself. But according to sources Mahesh turned down the offer when Guna Sekhar approached him for the guest role of Gona Gannaredy as he is keen on wrapping up 1 -Nenokkadine and start with Srinu Vaital’s Aaagadu which is ready to go to sets.

Mahesh’s cameo in Pawan Kalyan’s Attarintiki Daredi is an other unconfirmed news making rounds. When Mahesh did voice over for Jalsa movie that became one of highlights of the film. Though no one confirmed these cameos they have gained credibility since Mahesh acted in three of Guna Sekhar’s films and he has done two films with Trivikram.