It is known that Telugu actor Nandamuri Balakrishna is making a biopic on his father NTR. Now several actors have been approached to play different roles, even Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is playing the role of NTR's wife. Last month, there were the reports, actress Rakul Preet Singh is in talks to play an iconic role in the film and now things have been confirmed.
According to a report by Bollywood Hungama, Rakul Preet Singh is confirmed to play the role of veteran late actress Sridevi. This is to notice that Sridevi was a big name of South cinema also and she had done more than 14 films with NTR also. Even NTR played an important role in shaping Sridevi's career.
However, the producer of the film, Vishnu Induri said that Sridevi's role in the film will be not more than a special appearance. The makers will just give a touch of Sridevi in the film with some songs and dialogues.
Besides Rakul Preet Singh, Bhallaldeva aka Rana Daggubati is also playing an important role in the film, Rana will be seen playing the role of Karnataka CM Chandrababu Naidu. Even Rana Daggubati met Karnataka CM to fill up his shoes.