Amitabh Bachchan turns 76: Big B’s first Telugu debut look unveiled
Hyderabad: On the occasion of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan’s 76th birthday, the makers of his Telugu debut Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy have shared Big B’s first look from the film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.
In the 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 seen in the role of Gosayi Venkanna, a spiritual leader and mentor to Narasimha Reddy, played by south megastar Chiranjeevi.
Amitabh’s first look, the actor looks fierce whereas the motion teaser is intriguing.
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 of the Bollywood megastar will see him in such an avatar.
Even though Amitabh Bachchan plays a cameo in this film, the legend is sure to leave an impact and connect with the audiences down south.
Earlier, in March senior Bachchan has shared a glimpse of his look from the movie on his Twitter handle.
T 2758 – NIRVAAN .. and the call of the Himalayas .. !! pic.twitter.com/OvGNr6OfAA
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 29, 2018
It includes Nayanthara, Kichcha Sudeep, Tamannah Bhatia, Vijay Sethupathi and Jagapati Babu among others. Bankrolled by Chiranjeevi’s son Ram Charan under their home banner Konidela Productions, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is directed by Surender Reddy. Bollywood composer Amit Trivedi has given the music for the period drama.
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is slated to release during the summer of 2019. This apart, Big B will be seen in his recent upcoming movie Thugs of Hindostan slated to hit the screens on November 8.