Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to start shooting for Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy starring Chiranjeevi in the lead role. Directed by Surender Reddy, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy will have Amitabh Bachchan in a brief role and is said to be one of be playing mentor for Chiranjeevi in the film. Amitabh Bachchan took to his blogging site where he posted a message and picture from the look test of the film. What seems to be a sage-like look of Amitabh Bachchan in the film, the picture is going viral on social media and fans of Telugu cinema and the Shahenshah are sent into a frenzy.
“Dear friend Chiranjeevi, that majestic super star and icon from the world of Andhra and Telugu cinema, requests for a guest appearance in his magnum opus, on a most valiant period character that he portrays, and I agree .. so am off to begin its shoot in Hyderabad .. in a few hours .. the first look tests of which seem to be somewhat , thus ..” wrote Amitabh Bachchan in his blog.
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy features Nayanthara, Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, Kannada star Kichcha Sudeep including Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. according to latest reports, actor Nayanthara has joined the shooting of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy and will shoot for important portions involving her. The shooting of the film is currently under way in the outskirts of Hyderabad at a huge set built specially for the film.
Sye Raa Narasmiha Reddy will have mega star Chiranjeevi playing the titular role which is based on one of the first freedom fighters of India in 1800s – Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy. The makers are believed to have done extensive research on the freedom fighter who is said to have fought the British forces bravely and with a small contingent of army.