Nayanthara has been signed as the female lead in Chiranjeevi’s upcoming period drama Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. There were rumors that the actress has dropped out of the project due to delays and date issues.

However the actress is expected to join sets for the second schedule. Some flashback and emotional scenes will be shot during the second schedule. The first schedule started in December and was wrapped up a while back.

Amitabh Bachchan and Vijay Sethupathi are expected to join too. The film is directed by Surendhar Reddy.