Actress Vidya Balan who is best known for delivering fabulous woman oriented roles is all set to be a part of a Telugu movie. The Tumhari Sulu actress will play Basavatarakam, the first wife of the former CM of undivided Andhra Pradesh. The film which is being mounted on a large scale will depict the life events of actor cum politician NTR. His son Balakrishna will play the part of NTR and several other actors are in talks for pivotal parts in the film.
Balakrishna who is very particular on Vidya Balan essaying the character of Basavatarakam has come down all the way from Hyderabad to meet the Bollywood actress. A source quoted in a leading daily said, “NTR’s son decided to meet Vidya before she reverted to him with the final answer. He was extremely keen, rather clear that it will be Vidya Balan and no one else.”
The meeting between the two went well and the actress is now all set for the Telugu film. With this film, Vidya will making her debut in the Telugu film industry.
The film on NTR is tentatively scheduled to release on the occasion of Makar Sakranti next year.