Niharika will be seen playing key role in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy in which Lady Superstar Nayantara is plying the female lead whereas Baahubali fame Tamannah Bhatia is playing crucial role. Recently Niharika opened up about her character in Sye Raa and said, “I will be seen playing a tribal girl who belongs to Koya community. I will be appearing in two scenes but my role does not have any dialogues.”
The sources close to the film unit reveal that as Chiranjeevi is playing freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, Niharika will be seen as a tribal girl who rescues him by giving her asylum.
Earlier it was also heard that Niharika will be seen as Kathakali dancer in Chiranjeevi starrer Sye Raa.
The big budget drama Sye Raa Narasihma Reddy has Amitabh Bachchan, Vijay Sethupathi, Sudeep, Prakash Raj and others in supporting roles. Sye Raa is being directed by Surender Reddy and bankrolled by Ram Charan under the banner of Konidela Productions. Megastar Chiranjeevi is essaying the role of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, Rayalseema freedom fighter in Sye Raa, which is scheduled to hit the theaters in 2019.
Oka Manasu and Happy wedding fame Niharika Konidela will be next seen in upcoming movie Suryakantam. It is directed by Pranith Bramandapally, who directed her in a web series and is produced by Nirvana Cinema. Rahul Vijay is playing the lead role.
Niharika was also in the news when rumors of her marriage to Baahubali actor Prabhas had surfaced. However, Chiranjeevi released a statement and said that Niharika’s family wanted the actor to concentrate on her career.