The shooting of one of the most awaited Telugu films of the year Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is currently progressing at a brisk speed. The magnum opus is being directed by Surender Reddy and will see superstar Chiranjeevi portraying the titular role of freedom fighter from Rayalaseema, Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy. It will be the 151st film in Chiranjeevi's acting career.
On the eve of actor Vijay Sethupathi's birthday, who is also a part of the film, the makers have released his first look from the film along with his character name. Vijay will be seen playing the character Raaja Paandi. Going by the look, the actor is seen with long hair and the sacred ash all over him.
According to sources, the actor will play a Tamil-speaking character in the film.
#RaajaPaandi from #SyeRaaNarasimhaReddy pic.twitter.com/RIhCNrZalO— VijaySethupathi (@VijaySethuOffl) January 16, 2019
Basking in the glory of his recent release, Petta, in which he shared the screen space with Superstar Rajinikanth for the first time in his career, the actor has a quite an interesting year ahead.
He has Thiagarajan Kumararajaâ€™s Super Deluxe in which he will be playing Shilpa, a trans woman. Sethupathi will be seen playing a politician in Seenu Ramaswamyâ€™s Maamanidhan.
The actor will be making his debut in the Malayalam film industry with Marconi Mathai in which he will be seen sharing screen space with veteran Malayalam actor Jayaram.
2018 was a great year for Vijay Sethupathi in which he had projects like 96 which was declared a blockbuster hit, Mani Ratnam's multi-starrer Chekka Chivantha Vaanam in which he was seen sharing the screen space for the first time with Simbu, Aravind Samy, Jyothika and Arun Vijay, and his 25th film Seethakathi for which he teamed up with director Balaji Tharaneetharan after the grand success of Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kanom a few years ago.