Bollywood actor Vidya Balan is all set to make her Telugu debut, a biopic based on the life of the legendary actor, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao popularly known as NTR. The actor is currently in Hyderabad shooting for the film and now reports suggest that the makers are shooting at NTR’s residence in Abids where he used to reside in the 80s. Also Read - Vidya Balan's Monday Mood in Elegant Kanjivaram Saree Leaves Fans Smitten | Check Videos
Reports also suggest that the shoot in Abids was a completely confidential one and no one was even allowed to take their phones to the sets. Vishnu Induri, one of the producers of the film maintained that NTR had stayed in the house for almost 12 years before he moved into Banjara Hills in the 90s. Vishnu even added that this house has seen his rise in his political career. Also Read - Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Tabu to Dance Like Manjulika in Remake of Vidya Balan's 'Ami Je Tomar'
In the biopic, Vidya will be essaying the role of NTR’s first wife, who passed away of cancer in 1985. Earlier in July, Vidya visited the family and interacted with them. She collected information on Basavatarakam body language, favourite hobbies etc. Vidya will be seen in a new look for her role and more details of it will soon be revealed. Also Read - Vidya Balan's Sultry Look in Sheer Black Bralette And Bathrobe For Dabboo Ratnani's Calendar is Too Hot to Handle
The film is directed by Krish Jagarlamudi while Nandamuri Balakrishna is producing it under the banners NBK films Sai Korrapati and Vishnu Induri. The biopic is expected to hit the silver screens during the first half of 2019. According to reports, the film revolves around NTR’s days as a government employee and how he entered the film industry and then went on to become the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.