Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has finally joined the sets of Telugu film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy that stars Chiranjeevi as the lead actor. Directed by Surender Reddy, Big B will spend a few days in Hyderabad while shooting for his guest appearance in the period flick.
Interestingly, Bachchan, revealing a test look of his character on his blog, has written about his friend and co-star Chiranjeevi.
“Dear friend Chiranjeevi, that majestic super star and icon from the world of Andhra and Telugu cinema, requests for a guest appearance in his magnum opus, on a most valiant period character that he portrays, and I agree .. so am off to begin its shoot in Hyderabad .. in a few hours .. the first look tests of which seem to be somewhat , thus .. (sic),” wrote the 75-year-old.
While Big B is in Hyderabad for the shoot, Chiranjeevi has constantly been receiving calls from Tollywood actors requesting him for a chance to meet the veteran Hindi actor. “This is the first time Amitabh is shooting in Hyderabad for a Telugu film; so many Tollywood actors including Ravi Teja have requested Chiranjeevi to witness the shooting,” says a source, adding that it is possible that many Tollywood stars will line up at the venue where Sye Raa is being shot.