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.Rajasekhar to play YSR in Puri’s film

Rajasekhar to play YSR in Puri’s film

FILMY TRIBUTE: Y S Jagan meets Puri Jagannath, Rajasekhar and Jeevitha at the camp office on Monda.
Hyderabad: Former chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy’s life will soon be seen on celluloid. A feature film titled ‘Rajasekhara Reddy’ will be made by well-known Telugu film director Puri Jagannath. Actor Rajasekhar will play YSR in the movie. The movie will be produced by Dr Rajasekhar and his wife Jeevitha.
Puri Jagannath announced at a press conference here on Monday that the shooting for the
movie would begin after a thorough research on the life of the late CM which in itself could take two to three months time.
Puri Jagannath who directed the biggest hit in Telugu film history ‘Pokiri’ with actor Mahesh Babu also has several other hits to his credit including ‘Idiot’, and ‘Amma , Nanna, O Tamil Ammayi’. Chiranjeevi’s son Ram Charan Tej’s debut film ‘Chirutha’ was also directed by Puri Jagannath.Explaining about the film, Puri Jagannath said he would speak to people associat
ed with YSR to piece together his political life. “We have to be careful when making a film on a leader like YSR and, therefore, I will make an in-depth research,” he said.
Actor Rajasekhar revealed that he had registered a title ‘Lokanayakudu’ a year ago with the idea of making a film on YSR. However, the film is now being titled ‘Rajasekhara Reddy’.
Jeevitha said budget would not be a constraint for the film. “Whatever the budget, it should be an epic,” she said.

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