The actor will then be seen playing the role of Thamizh in the Telugu hostical âSye Raaâ.
Tammannah, who had played a central role in Baahubali, said that working in a period film is very difficult, but that she just couldn’t resist the role offered to her in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, a biopic about the legendary freedom fighter set in the 18th century. “Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is a biopic that people will really like. This is a pan-Indian biopic film like Baahubali, although the latter is fictional. Acting in an epic, non-fictional movie is a big challenge for actors as they have to research thoroughly the characters they play before they put themselves in their shoes, âTammannah said in an interview with PTI.
In Sye Raa, she will play the role of Thamizh. The actor was so impressed with the character that she immediately agreed to join the star cast. Incidentally, the star cast of the film is very noteworthy with Chiranjeevi as Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, Amitabh Bachchan as Uyyalawada Guru Narasimha Reddy, Nayanthara as Raajakumaari Nayana Devi / Subbamma, Sudeep as ‘Avuku Raja and Vijay Sethupathi as Obbaya. Nasser, Prakash Raj, Jagapathi Babu, Asish Vidyarthi and others play prominent roles in the film as well.
Directed by Surender Reddy, Sye Raa is funded by Ram Charan Teja under his national banner Konidela Production Company with a budget of Rs 200 crores. R. Rathnavelu is the cameraman of this film, with A Sreekar Prasad in the editing and Amit Trivedi in the musical stick. It is a trilingual which will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Sye Raa, a biopic about the legendary freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, has mega star Chiranjeevi in ââthe lead role. The film is slated to hit big screens for Sankaranthi next year, and filming is progressing overseas.
Meanwhile, Tammannah recently shot for a retro act in the period film. KGF, which has Yash playing the lead role. According to sources close to the team, Tammannah was hired for a song because the filmmakers felt it would be the right choice given the fact that it is very popular in the South Indian film circuit. With plans to go out KGF in Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi in addition to Kannada, Tammannah is a good choice for numbers.
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