Petta star Vijay Sethupathi is reportedly part of forthcoming mega movie Sye Raa and a picture of the actor is going viral on social media, claiming his first look!
A still of Vijay Sethupathi claimed to be from the sets of the film was supposedly leaked. The star is seen sporting a different period look in this picture and it went viral immediately after it was put up online.
According to media reports, Vijay Sethupathi will play the trusted aide Obayya to Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, and that his character is pivotal to the film.
Megastar Chiranjeevi is currently shooting of his Sye Raa in Karnataka. The film is a biopic based on the legendary freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy that is directed by Surendhar Reddy.
Sye Raa is a period patriotic movie that tells the life story of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy who rebelled against the British Raj in the 1840s.
The film was earlier planned for a Sankranthi 2019 release and later it was pushed to summer 2019 owing to shooting delays. Now the team is eyeing an Independence Day weekend release according to Chiranjeevi’s wishes, as the film is a biopic on a freedom fighter.
The biopic is bankrolled by Ram Charan Teja under his home banner Konidela Production Company on a budget of Rs 200 crore. It has a bevy of stars from different film industries, including Amitabh Bachchan who will be seen making a guest appearance as Gosayi Venkanna.
The others in the star cast are Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Tamannaah, Jagapathi Babu, Kiccha Sudeep, Pragya Jaiswal and Brahmaji. R Rathnavelu is the cameraman for this film, with A Sreekar Prasad editing it and Amit Trivedi wielding the music baton.