Recent blockbuster, Mahanati gave a boost to biopic projects in Telugu Film Industry and the coming year is set to witness a bunch of them. Besides the biopics of NTR and Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, YSR’s ‘Yatra’ is also one of the much awaited flicks.
Coming to the news, it is already known that Mammootty has been roped in to play the role of former Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy in his biopic. Now the latest news is that the makers have zeroed on the actresses who will be playing the roles of YSR’s wife, Vijayamma and Ex-Home Minister Sabita Indra Reddy.
Ashrita Vemuganti who essayed the role of Anushka’s sister-in-law in Baahubali 2, was reportedly approached to portray Vijayamma on-screen. On the other side veteran South Indian actress Suhasini Maniratnam will be seen playing Sabita Indra Reddy’s character. It is also heard that Posani Krishna Murali will do the role of Sureedu.
Makers say that the film has been titled Yaatra as the former chief minister made a significant mark in Andhra Pradesh with his Paada Yaatra before being elected as the CM.