The much-awaited trailer of NTR biopic was released by the makers on Friday. The trailer is a visual journey of NTR's life, right from his early days, to becoming an actor and then the chief minister of the state. The movie will be releasing in two parts, NTR-Kathanayakudu and N
The trailer has opened to extremely positive reviews from fans within a couple of hours of its release. N Balakrishnaâ€™s close resemblance to his father has brought the late actor alive on screen. The trailer gives us a sneek peek into NTRâ€™s life, starting from his days as an actor and later his plunge into politics. Vidya Balan looks regal in her role as Basvatarakam, NTRâ€™s wife. It is also Vidyaâ€™s first stint in Tollywood. The trailer also manages to convey a fine chemistry between Vidya Balan and Balayya.
The dialogues in the trailer are quite striking and traces NTRâ€™s rise as the eternal star of Tollywood and later how he gives up his career as an actor and becomes the â€˜peopleâ€™s manâ€™. Needless to mention, the costumes and makeup artistes of the film have done a magnificent job in showcasing the 70-80s on the silver screen, especially in portraying NTR as a young handsome actor and later becoming the 60-year-old CM of Andhra Pradesh. The trailer has managed to create a visual impact on the life of Andhraâ€™s one of the most loved political leaders.
A lot of research has gone into the biopic as Balayya is set on letting NTR fans know details about his fatherâ€™s life which have so far been not disclosed.
Apart from Vidya Balan, the cast also includes Mohan Babu, Sumanth, Keerthy Suresh, Rana Daggubati and others. The latest to join this bandwagon of actors are Hansika and Shalini Pandey. Reports are that Haniska will be playing actor â€“ politician Jayaprada in the film while Shalini Pandey will be seen as veteran actor Sowcar Janaki. Rana Daggubati will be seen playing the current Chief Minister of Andhra, N Chandra Babu Naidu, who happens to be NT Rama Raoâ€™s son-in-law as well.
The biopic, which is Balayyaâ€™s dream project, is scheduled for release next January and will be released in two parts - NTR â€“ Kathanayakudu on January 9 and NTR â€“ Mahanayakudu on February 8. Directed by Krish, the biopic is bankrolled by N Balakrishna along with Sai Korrapati and Vishnu Induri. MM Keeravani is composing music for this venture with Gnana Shekar VS cranking the camera and Arram Ramakrishna editing it.
(With inputs from Digital Native)