Hours after director Nag Ashwin assured Prabhas’ fans a blockbuster update on October 23rd to coincide with the actor’s birthday, the maker Vyjayanthi Movies on Friday rolled out an exciting news. In a surprise announcement, the makers in a teaser have revealed that Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been roped in for a pivotal role.
The 27-second teaser introduces Amitabh with the words “How can we try to make a legendary film without the legend Amitabh Bachchan. The video also flashed the glimpse of a few iconic roles played by Big B. Lead actor Prabhas as well shared the video saying- ‘Finally, a dream coming true..Sharing screen space with the legendary Amitabh Bachchan Sir!’
Welcome aboard @SrBachchan sir, it is our honor to have you. Your birthday celebrations have begun! #NamaskaramBigB🙏🏽https://t.co/bmG2GXTq1R#Prabhas @deepikapadukone @nagashwin7 @AshwiniDuttCh @SwapnaDuttCh @VyjayanthiFilms pic.twitter.com/IYIi5YvSnv
— Vyjayanthi Movies (@VyjayanthiFilms) October 9, 2020
While it is Amitabh’s second straight appearance in a Telugu movie, the 77-year-old actor made his Tollywood debut with Chiranjeevi’s ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’. This film will also mark the second collaboration of Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone after Shoojit ‘Piku’.
Touted to be Prabhas 21, the multilingual first-of-its-kind sci-fi drama set in the backdrop of a third World War which is going to be made at an estimated budget of Rs 400 crore. It can be noted that legendary filmmaker Singeetham Srinivasa Rao is acting as the mentor for the epic project referred to as #Prabhas21.