According to a leading news agency, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has agreed to play a pivotal role in the eagerly-awaited Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy biopic. This will be the first time that he will be working alongside Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi.
Confirming that Big B is indeed a part of this project, a source added that he will be essaying a powerful role in this one.
“Amitji is officially on board. He plays a pivotal role but nothing more can be said about his character at this moment,” added the source.
The source went on to add, contrary to earlier reports, Tamil star Sethupathi is not a part of the film and was never even approached. The source also confirmed that Nayanthara has been finalised to play the female lead. However, AR Rahman has still not confirmed whether he will be part of the Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy biopic.
“Contrary to rumours, Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi is not part of the project. He wasn’t even approached in the first place. Kannada actor Sudeep is being considered but he is yet to officially sign on the dotted line,” added the source.
Well, we are sure that Big B’s presence will go a long way in adding to the curiosity surrounding the Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy biopic and boost its commercial prospects along the way.
In case you did not know, the Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy biopic is being produced by Ram Charan and features Chiranjeevi in a new look.
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