Balakrishna teamed up with his Jai Simha director, KS Ravi Kumar for his next which is tentatively titled as Ruler. Tipped to be a mass-action entertainer, Balakrishna is said to be playing a cop in the film. A few days ago, it is reported that Bollywood actress Sonal Chauhan and Kanchana 3 actress Vedhika are zeroed as lead ladies. The latest industry grapevine is that yesteryear star actress Bhumika Chawla is roped to play a key role in the film. Buzz is that Bhumika will feature in the flashback episodes of the film. However, an official announcement from makers is still awaited.