Biopics were very rare in Tollywood but now the trend has picked up. ‘Yevade Subrahmanyam’ fame Nag Ashwin is helming Savitri biopic titled as ‘Mahanati’. About 3-4 biopics of NT Rama Rao are at different stages of production. And now, There are reports of a Superstar signing YSR Biopic.
‘Anando Brahma’ fame Mahi V Raghav has been working on the script and casting of YSR Biopic since few months. Several big stars including Nagarjuna and Mammootty were approached to essay the lead role. Finally, Mammootty offered his consent to essay the role of former Chief Minister late YS Rajasekhar Reddy upon hearing the narration given by the Young Filmmaker.
If Mammootty plays Maha Neta, The biopic of YSR will be able to generate more craze than any of the biographicals. There is every possibility of making the project a multi-lingual if the Malayali Superstar comes onboard. YSR already earned a permanent place in the hearts of Telugus. Now, Tamilians, Malayalis, Kannadigas and North Indians will come to know about a Great Leader.