After captivating and winning hearts with her appealing and attractive character of Sulochana aka Sulu in Tumhari Sulu, Vidya Balan is all set to make her acting debut in the Tollywood.
The movie actress Vidya Balan is going to essay the role of the late South superstar and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh NT Rama Rao’s the first wife in his biopic.
The movie will be helmed by Teja, features Nandamuri Balakrishna in lead role, as NTR Rao’s late father, and is set to go on floors on this 29th March. The shoot will reportedly go to begin in Hyderabad.
“The team has constructed a huge set to shoot a crucial scene featuring Balakrishna for two days immediately after the launch. Incidentally, the shoot will happen at the same place where NTR filmed the first scene of his mythological film Daana Veera Soora Karna. The launch is likely to be graced by Telangana and Andhra Pradesh chief ministers K Chandrasekhara Rao and Nara Chandrababu Naidu, film stars, ministers, MLAs and other dignitaries from the Telugu states,” a source was quoted in The New Indian Express.
Fascinatingly, this is not only a single biopic based on NTR Rao’s is all set to come out. Two more biopics are underway reportedly!
One of these 2 forthcoming ventures will be direct by Ram Gopal Varma and it will be NTR Rao’s life journey which will be seen on the eyes of his second wife Lakshmi; hence the title of the Ramgopal Verma’s NTR biopic will be Lakshmi’s NTR.
As per the TOI, producer Kethi Reddy Jagdeswara Reddy is also planning a biopic on the life of the Telugu cinema legend NTR.
As far as the movie features Vidya Balan will be the showcase and cover three time periods in the lifetime of NTR – his childhood, rise to fame and entry in politics.
Other pivotal actors for the movie are yet to declares, though, Vidya Balan and Baaliya are confirmed for the movie.
Vidya has also been approached by Hansal Mehta for the Sridevi’s biopic.
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