The N.T.R biopic is one of the most talked projects in the Telugu film industry. The biopic has been titled as NTR Kathanayakudu.
Recently, there have been news doing the rounds that Rakul Preet Singh has been roped in to play the role of late legendary actress Sridevi in the film.
And now, the makers has unveiled the first look of the actress from the film. Check it out here:
Rakul Preet as #Sridevi… Rakul Preet portrays the part of the legendary actress in #NTRBiopic… While the first part [#NTRKathanayakudu] will release on 9 Jan 2019 [Wed], the second part [#NTRMahanayakudu] will release on 24 Jan 2019 [Thu]… Directed by Krish. pic.twitter.com/sFwEjcBn4M
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 10, 2018
On playing Sridevi in the film, she told TOI, “I have been a big fan and recreating the diva on screen for the first time is a big responsibility. I hope I can do justice to it. The makers have full faith in me and I hope I can live up to it.”
Not many know that Sridevi starred in almost 14 films with NTR. And some of their popular film together as ‘Rowdi Ramudu Konte Krishnudu’ and ‘Vayyari Bhamalu Vagalamaari Bharthalu’.
The film will star Nandamuri Balakrishna as N.T.R, Vidya Balan as Basavatarakam, his first wife. Rana Daggubati who is best known as Bhallaladeva from Baahubali plays the role of Nara Chandrababu Naidu in the film.
Directed by Krish, the movie will be released in two parts. While the first part Kathanayakudu will release on January 9, 2019, the second part Mahanayakudu will hit theatres on January 24.