Actor Chiranjeevi’s next after Khaidhi 150 started rolling with an auspicious pooja today. The film will be based on Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy who was an independence fighter from Kurnool. The film will be directed by Surendar Reddy and will be bankrolled by Konidela Productions.

The film’s cast and crew will be announced on August 22 on the occasion of the actor’s birthday. Its speculated that Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will play a key role in the flick. Also rumored is that Nayanthara has been signed to play the lead female role. If true, this is the first time she is starring in a movie alongside two superstars like Chiranjeevi and Amitabh Bachchan. Official confirmation awaited.

The period film will be made and released in multiple languages.