On his 76th birthday of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the makers of his Telugu debut ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’ released the first look of their film.
‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’ is Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi's 151st film and Amitabh Bachchan has filmed a cameo for it.
This period drama based on the life of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, the freedom fighter who is said to have led the first civilian revolt against the British. Amitabh will be playing the role of Gosayi Venkanna, who is a spiritual leader and mentor to Narasimha Reddy, played by megastar Chiranjeevi.
The film is produced by Chiranjeevi's actor son Ram Charan, and is directed by Surender Reddy.
Taran Adarsj shared the first look of Big B and even the poster from the film on social media and wrote, 'Gosayi Venkanna, the guru of Narasimha Reddy. Amitabh Bachchan in Telugu film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.'
Big B holds an intense look and looks unrecognisable with his beard on the recently-released poster of ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’.
The short teaser has Amitabh sporting a long grey beard, a wig and a big teeka on his forehead. A mild smile on his wrinkled face completes the look.
This is for the first time that fans will be witnessing Bollywood superstar in such an avatar.
Here's Amitabh Bachchan's first look:
Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan shared detailed glimpses of his look, ''Narasimha Reddy... the joy and honour of working with Chiranjeevi Garu.''
T 2758 - SYEERA .. !! Narasimha Reddy .. the joy and honour of working with Chiranjeevi Garu .. !! à°®à±†à°—à°¾à°¸à±à°Ÿà°¾à°°à±à°¤à±‹ à°ªà°¨à°¿ à°šà±‡à°¯à°¡à°‚ à°—à±Œà°°à°µà°‚ pic.twitter.com/cysNhFBAgG— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 29, 2018
T 2758 - NIRVAAN .. and the call of the Himalayas .. !! pic.twitter.com/OvGNr6OfAA— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 29, 2018
The 'Shahenshah of Bollywood' Big B had previously shared a glimpse of his character on his blog and written: "The first look tests (of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy) seem to be somewhat, thus... These are not the final, but close."
Shahenshah of Bollywood
Chiranjeevi had requested Amitabh Bachchan to star in a cameo Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is reportedly said to be made on a budget of Rs. 150 crores.
Amitabh Bachchan is the son of Harivansh Rai Shrivastava Bachchan. His father took Bachchan as his pen name which has now become synonymous with Indian cinema. Amitabh has also been called the star of the millennium.
On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan is currently shooting for his upcoming movie ‘Brahmastra’ with Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor. His upcoming movie 'Thugs of Hindostan' which also features Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh, will be in theatres soon.