Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan is celebrating his 76th birthday today. On the special occasion, the makers of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy dropped the first look of the upcoming film. In the Telugu film, the superstar is looking barely recognisable with overgrown white beard and long locks. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the first look on his Twitter while wishing the actor on his birthday.
He wrote, “Gosayi Venkanna... The Guru of Narasimha Reddy ... Amitabh Bachchan in #Telugu film #SyeRaaNarasimhaReddy... Stars Chiranjeevi... Directed by Surender Reddy... Produced by Ram Charan... #AmitjiSyeRaaFL #Happy76thBirthdayABSir #SyeRaaNarasimhaReddy #SyeRaa”
Gosayi Venkanna... The Guru of Narasimha Reddy ... Amitabh Bachchan in #Telugu film #SyeRaaNarasimhaReddy... Stars Chiranjeevi... Directed by Surender Reddy... Produced by Ram Charan... #AmitjiSyeRaaFL #Happy76thBirthdayABSir #SyeRaaNarasimhaReddy #SyeRaa pic.twitter.com/vmNCjOFuq0— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 11, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan is playing the role of Gosayi Venkenanna, the guru of Narasimha Reddy. The film stars Chiranjeevi in important tole. The project has been helmed by Surender Reddy and bank rolled by Ram Charan.
T 2958 - To all that have wished me .. to all that have sent greetings .. to all that have kept with me all along .. to all that have the gift of giving me longevity .. to all with my LOVE 🙏🙏🤗🤗🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹 pic.twitter.com/jFeXfMdQqu— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 10, 2018
For the uninitiated, Venkanna was the guru of freedom fighter Narasimha Reddy from Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district. The shooting of the project commenced on December 6, 2018. The release date for Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy hasn’t been announced yet. The film is set 10 years before the India’s first war of independence started in 1857. The story revolves around Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, who led a revolt against the British rule.
Also, Amitabh Bachchan will be next seen in Aamir Khan starrer Thugs of Hindostan. In the film, the 76-year-old actor is seen performing jaw-dropping stunts. It also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh and Katrina Kaif in important roles.