Megastar Chiranjeevi's 151st periodic war drama, 'Sye Raa Narasimhareddy', is set to go on the floor from the second week of October. The movie boasts an ensemble of popular actors like Bollywood Megstar Amitabh Bachchan, Nayanatara, Sudeep, Vijay Sethupathi and Jagapathi Babu. According to the latest buzz, Kanche fame Pragya Jaiswal has been also roped to play the crucial role. Double Oscar award winning music director AR Rahman is on the board to score the music. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, to be helmed by Surender Reddy of Dhruva (The remake of Thani Oruvan) and produced by Chiru’s son, Ram Charan Teja.
The upcoming saga will be made on a lavish scale crafting as per the needs of the script. The latest we hear is that grand sets are being erected for the film in Hyderabad, Pollachi, and Rajasthan to bring back the atmosphere of 18th century, in the supervision of art director Rajeenvan. He is recreating the pre-independence era with the help of the information available through different sources like history books, videos etc. The biopic will be a tribute to the legendary freedom fighter from Rayalaseema, who is considered to be one of the first freedom fighters in India and his first revolt against the British rule came a decade before India’s first war of independence in 1857. He was captured and publicly hanged in 1847.
The sources close to the film unit reveal that the script of Sye Raa Narasimhareddy is not yet locked. Paruchuri Brothers and Sai Madhav Burra are working on the script. After collecting the information about this freedom fighter, Paruchuri Brothers came up with 2 hours script. But Megastar asked Paruchuri Brothers to make few changes in the script based on commercial feasibility and acceptance levels of audiences. That is the main reason, a final version is yet to be narrated to him.
Director Surender Reddy who is supervising the entire script work is very excited and waiting for Chiru’s call. After hearing the final script and dialogues which are penning by Sai Madhav Burra, Chiru will start the work on this biopic.