The highly anticipated NTR biopic is a talk of the town ever since it was announced. The biopic will feature Balakrishna himself in the titular role and will portray the life of NTR. The entire Telugu industry was quite excited to know that the film on the legendary actor is in making. Moreover, the star cast of the film has grabbed all the attention. The film will also see Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and the Baahubali star Rana Daggubati.
As earlier we reported, Vidya Balan will play NTR’s wife Basavatharakam while Rana will be seen as the Andhra Pradesh chief minister and NTR’s son-in-law N Chandra Babu Naidu. Now according to media reports, Vidya Balan is being paid huge for her role in the film. According to a report in India Today, Vidya was paid nearly Rs 1.5 crore to play Basavatarakam in the NTR biopic. Now, this is something huge!
The biopic will be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi since NTR was a popular figure across India in films and political circles. Being jointly produced by Balakrishna, Vishnu Induri and Sai Korrapati, the film will have music by MM Keeravani. The makers of the NTR biopic are eyeing to release the film on Sankranthi next year.
Seasoned actor Murali Sharma has been signed on to play a key role in NTR biopic. Murali Sharma recently took to Twitter and posted a picture with director Krish and wrote – “#NTR Biopic. Day one..with the very sagacious n my dearest @DirKrish ..Thank you for having me on board as Aluri Chakrapani..so chuffed and thrilled..”
It is going to be one of the much-awaited biopics of next year. With such a buzz even before the shooting of the film went on floors, it is only leaving us excited to know what N Balakrishna’s pet project has to offer to the audience.
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