Vidya Balan, the National award winning Bollywood actress has joined the sets of upcoming much prestigious project NTR Biopic, which is progressing in Hyderabad. This is her first stint in Telugu Filmdom. The sources close to Vijay Balan say that the actress has already met the family members of NTR and inquired about the details of Basavatarakam, the wife of Sr NTR. She is taking special care regarding her role.
This is not the first time, when Viday Balan is acting in any biopic. The talented actress has won national award for her wonderful performance in Bollywood blockbuster movie Dirty Picture, where she essayed Silk Smitha.
NTR biopic, which is based on the life of legendary actor and politician N T Rama Rao, is being helmed by National award winning director Krish and jointly produced by Nandamuri Balakrishna, Vishnu Induri and Sai Korrapati jointly.
National Award-winning filmmaker Krish earlier directed Balayya/ Balakrishna in the historic drama Gautamiputra Satakarni, which was released last year on the occasion of Sankranthi.
Recently during the media interaction Vidya Balan said, she is indeed part of the biopic, which will mark her debut in Telugu. The People knew of her but they didn’t know her and that is interesting for me as an actor. She collected the details about Basavatarakam. The makers have also brought Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta to essay the role of Dadasaheb Phalke awardee LV Prasad, who launched Sr NTR in 1949 with Mana Desam.
Recently during the media interaction which Young Tiger Jr NTR was was asked if he’d be part of his grandfather Sr NTR’s biopic which is currently progressing. The Temper and Janatha Garage fame star said, “I think you are asking me this question again. I have given my answer during the IPL promotions press meet. I don’t want to give an answer of this question again. If you didn’t get it, rewind the video.”
In Bollywood, Vidya Balan was last seen in Tumhari Sulu, which was released last year.