The much anticipated biopic on late actor and politician Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, fondly called as NTR, will go on floors from March 29th, 2018 confirmed actor Nandamuri Balakrishna who is producing the film. Directed by Teja, 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. In an interview, Nandamuri Balakrishna confirmed that the pre-production work has been completed and the shooting will begin from March 29th. Balakrishna also hinted that the biopic will not portray his entire political journey but will only have few glimpses. The story has been penned down by Teja himself besides donning the director’s role. It is also being reported that the music of the biopic will be rendered by M.M.Keeravani, however, an official confirmation is awaited for.
Speaking about is approach for the biopic, director Teja had said that he is himself a huge fan of NTR and will ensure that he gives his 100% for it. “Personally, I’m a huge fan of NTR garu and I’m a bit nervous as well. Besides being one of the most loved matinee idols, NTR garu is one of the greatest political leaders India has produced. Depicting his life on screen is no easy job. I want to make sure that I would be able to do absolute justice to the project,” Teja had said.
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.