There is strong buzz in the film industry that Veteran director Singeetam Srinivasa Rao is all set to direct the movie, based on the life of Nagarathnamma, who was a Carnatic singer and he has approached Anushka Shetty to essay the role of Bangalore Nagarathnamma.
Bangalore Nagarathnamma was among the last practitioners of Devadasi tradition. She was also a cultural activist. Baahubali actress Anushka Shetty has not signed the project yet. On the otherside, the reports are also coming that the makers are also contemplating to rope in Samantha Akkineni if Anushka Shetty doesn’t give her green signal for this biopic. At present, these two- Anushka Shetty and Samantha Akkineni are being considered for the biopic of Bangalore Nagarathnamma.
On the otherside, Anushka Shetty is waiting for the release of her upcoming thriller drama Nishbdham which also has Madhavan in the lead role. Anushka has not yet signed any other film. On the otherside, Oh Baby and Majli fame actress Samantha has signed a bilingual woman-centric film in the direction of Ashwin Saravanan of Game over fame. She will also be seen in The Family Man 2.
Now we have to wait and see that who will play the female lead in Bangalore Nagarathnamma.