Jagapathi Babu to play villain in Balakrishna film

Jagapathi Babu is a versatile actor and he is popular for his villainous avatar. From Kollywood Superstar Rajinikanth‘ movie to Mahesh Babu‘ film, he is now part of all big films. He was once a leading hero. Known for family entertainers, Jagapathi Babu was the quintessential romantic hero. But currently he is playing the role of antagonist in most of the movies. According to the latest update, Jagapathi Babu has been roped in an upcoming untitled movie in which Nandamuri Balakrishna will play the lead role and the film will be directed by KS Ravikumar .

C Kalyan is going to bankroll this upcoming drama in which Balakrishna will play lead role and Jagapathi Babu will essay the main villain. Currently the team is in the hunt of female lead. The film will have the music by Chirantan Bhatt, who has scored the music of Balakrishna starrer Gautamiputra Satakarni and Jai Simha. The makers are planning to wrap up the entire shoot as soon as possible.

Earlier Jagapathi Babu and Balakrishna have worked together for Legend, which was blockbuster at the box office and now once again both are collaborating for a movie. The performance of Jagapathi Babu was one of the high highlights of Legend.

The untitled film of Balayya and KS Ravikumar will be launched on 17th May and the principal shooting will commence in June.