‘Lakshmi’s NTR’ First Look: RGV Confirms ‘Naked and Exposed’ Biopic,NBK
Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has confirmed via his FB page that he’ll be making a biopic on former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao’s life. Popularly known at NTR and Anna, not only was he a hugely popular actor and filmmaker, but he held sway over Andhra Pradesh for seven years over three terms. lAKSHMI’S NTR First Look Released.
Naming the biopic Lakshmi’s NTR, referring to his marriage to Telugu writer, Lakshmi Paravathi, RGV has sworn to showcase visceral details about ‘those who punched in his stomach and stabbed his back’.
RGV has noted that he had been NTR’s fan both in film and politics. “My personal relationship with him goes back to the year when his blockbuster film Adavi Ramudu had released. I didn’t have money to take the bus to the movie hall. I walked ten kilometers each time and watched the film 23 times,” he said.
“I was also one among the lakhs of people who had gathered during his first political meeting, soon after he launched the Telugu Desam Party. From being a faceless guy in that large gathering to getting to direct his life story means something,” he added.
NTR was the founder of Telugu Desam Party and had served as the Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh for three terms between 1983 and 1994. He is also a cultural icon, who has acted in about 300 films in his long and successful career. RGV said that the film will shed light on NTR’s unknown sides, including his enemies and the people who betrayed him.
Meanwhile, Lakshmi Parvathi, the second wife of the late NTR, expressed her unhappiness on the choice of RGV as director. “He showed NTR in a cruel role in his earlier films and I don’t expect that he will do justice to him in this biopic. I have my doubts about his ability as director and NBK as an actor,” she said in a statement. mORE dETAILS STAY TUNED…………