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Will Jr NTR act as his grandfather in this biopic?

Earlier, Balakrishna's name popped up for the same role and now Tarak's name is doing rounds but the official confirmation is still awaited.
by Aravind Peesapati | November 20, 2019 09:45 IST
Will Jr NTR act as his grandfather in this biopic?

We are already aware that Bollywood star actress, Kangana Ranaut is acting in the biopic of former actress and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalitha. Titled as Thalaivi in Tamil and Jaya in Hindi, this movie is being directed by AL Vijay. Baahubali writer Vijayendra Prasad is penning the script for it.

 
Already, the makers have roped in Aravind Swamy and Prakash Raj to essay the roles of MG Ramachandran and Karunanidhi respectively. Meanwhile, we hear that there is also the role of Senior NTR in the film. NTR played a prominent role in Jaya's life during her film days. Both of them have acted in various films together.
 
According to the sources, the makers are planning to rope in Jr NTR. to essay his grandfather's role. Tarak shares a lot of similarities with his grandfather and thus, the producers of Jaya are feeling that he will be the apt choice for it.
 
Currently, Vijay and producer Vishnu Induri is trying to hold talks with Tarak. Earlier, Tarak rejected the offer to play NTR Sr.'s role in Mahanati. We have to see if he agrees to do the role in this film or not. Meanwhile, Vishnu and Vijay are also considering NTR's son, Balakrishna, to play this role.


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