Rakul Preet Singh will be seen playing the role of late actress Sridevi in upcoming NTR biopic, which is being helmed by Krish. This news has been officially confirmed by producer Vishnu Induri. Recently during the media interaction, he said, “We haven’t approached any Bollywood actresses like Sonakshi Sinha, Kangana Ranaut or Shraddha Kapoor. Rakul Preet Singh is our only choice as she’s popular in the South, especially in Telugu movies. We have already completed the shoot of 30 per cent of the movie. Vidya Balan, who is playing NTR’s wife, has already shot for six days. We are working on Rakul Preet Singh’s dates for now.”
Vishnu Induri further said, “Rakul Preet Singh’s role in the NTR biopic is a cameo with a song and a few scenes. Sr NTR and Sridevi had worked together in 14 movies and NTR was instrumental in shaping Sridevi’s career. It will be injustice to not mention her in NTR biopic.”
On the otherside, Rakul Preet Singh’s spokesperson has also confirmed the same as he said, Rakul Preet Singh has been approached for the bilingual and she is very excited as she’s a big Sridevi fan. But Rakul Preet Singh hasn’t discussed the details of the film yet with the team, as she’s busy shooting for four films. The actress needs to figure out her dates for NTR biopic.”
NTR biopic, is directed by Krish Jagarlamudi and jointly produced by Nandamuri Balakrishna, Vishnu Induri and Sai Korrapati, stars Balakrishna, Vidya Balan, Rana Daggubati and Prakash Raj in pivotal roles.
It is knows news that recently Baahubali and Ghazi fame Rana Daggubati met his Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu. Vijay Balan also learnt harmonium for NTR biopic.
On the work side, Rakul Preet Singh is busy with three Tamil films and a Hindi flick. Spyder beauty will be seen in Ajay Devgn’s De De Pyaar De, Suriya starrer NGK, Karthi’s Dev and Sivakarthikeyan’s sci-fi movie.