Makers of NTR biopic clarify about the rumours on the film

Besides Nandamuri Balakrishna, Bollywood actor Vidya Balan has also be signed on to play an important role in the film.

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Photos: Nandamuri Balakrishna begins shooting for the prestigious NTR biopic

Another biopic in the making in Tollywood is the NTR biopic which will have Nandamuri Balakrishna playing the titular role in it. The film has been titled NTR and is being produced by Nandamuri Balakrishna himself jointly with Vishnu Induri and Sai Korrapati. The film will be directed by Krish Jagarlamudi and will kickstart from July 5th, 2018 at the RK Studios in Hyderabad. While this is in the process, rumours are doing rounds that he film would be a two-part project and will be released during Sankranti 2019 and mid of 2019. However, these were unconfirmed reports. The makers of NTR biopic have responded to these reports and clarified that the film would be a one-part film and there would be not any other parts to it.

Besides Nandamuri Balakrishna, Bollywood actor Vidya Balan has also be signed on to play an important role in the film. Vidya Balan would be seen playing Basavatharakam, NTR’s wife, in the biopic. Rana Daggubati will be seen playing NTR’s son in law and current chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nara Chandrababu Naidu, in the biopic which is an exciting news for the fans of the Nandamuri family. While Rana Daggubati and the makers are yet to confirm this development, sources in the film circles reveal that the discussions have been completed and Rana Daggubati will soon sign the dotted line.

The biopic will feature Balakrishna himself in the titular role and will portray the life of NTR from the time he made an entry in films till he became the Chief Minister of then Andhra Pradesh, reports reveal. The biopic will be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi since NTR was a popular figure across India in films and political circles. The makers are yet to reveal the complete cast and crew of the film, which is expected to be announced in the coming days. It is being said that few top actors from various South Indian film industries are being approached for the biopic. The shooting of NTR biopic is underway in bits and pieces in Hyderabad as the unit is awaiting Krish to join the film.

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