YSR is one leader who made an indelible impression on the Telugus. He has a firm place in the minds of the Telugus with his persona and politics. His sudden and shocking death had left the Telugus devastated. It was only natural that a biopic be made on the life of this great leader.
A few days ago, there was a buzz that Puri Jagan is making a biopic on YSR. But, that turned out to be a hoax call. Then, new director Mahi V Raghav was touted to make the biopic. Mahi had made hugely successful films like Village lo Vinayakudu, Pathasala and Andando Brahma.
Then there were rumours that Mammootti was reoped in to play titular role. Then there were reports that Nayanthara was being considered to play Vijayamma. The rumour mills was abuzz claiming that the screen tests were done on Nayan and that get-up work was being finalized.
Now, Mahi Raghav himself came before the media and clarified that all these were mere rumours. He said as of now, the cast has not been finalized and that only script work was on. He also clarified that the film can go on sets only next year. So, the dust of rumours is settling and there is some clarity on the project.