Amitabh Bachchan is rumoured to be playing Chiranjeevi’s mentor in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. The film, about the life of revolutionary Uyyalawada Narasimha Rao, has Bachchan in the role of Gosai Venkanna, according to a DC report.
“It’s a powerful, meticulous and intense role and the filmmakers wanted someone who has huge charisma to play the character. They found Amitabh to be the best fit for the part,” a source said.
Vijay Sethupathi, Kichcha Sudeep star in this British revolt drama that also has Nayanthara as the female lead. AR Rahman is the music composer of this film, which is produced by Ram Charan through his Konidela Production Company. Story and screenplay are by Paruchuri brothers.