Tollywood is witnessing a flurry of biopics and movie lovers will soon witnesses bombardment of biopics on the silver screen next year. It is raining biopics in Tollywood and already 3 biopics on NTR, one on YSR, two on Chandra Babu Naidu, two on KCR are nearing completion at a fast pace.
Apart from it, biopics on Saina Nehwal and Pullela Gopichand is also on the anvil. One can consider even Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa as a biopic on freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy and Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika-The Queen of Jhansi as a biopic on freedom fighter Jhansi Lakshmi Bai. In the midst of all this, another biopic is nearing completion and is racing for release silently. It is known other than the biopic on yesteryear actor Kanta Rao.
A contemporary of legends ANR and NTR, Kanta Rao attained immense stardom akin to the greats. He was hailed as Katti Kantarao for wielding swords in folklore and mythological films. Senior director PC. Aditya readied the script doing a lot of research and the film is produced on Chandraditya Films. The biopic is titled as Rakumarudu and recently completed the photo shoot for the lead actor.
Akhil Sunny is playing the lead role of Kanta Rao. His first look with a striking resemblance to Kanta Rao is going viral on social media. Chennai actor Sureshan is playing the role of MGR in the film. The makers are soon planning to release the first looks of Rajanala, NTR, ANR, Vithalacharya, Krishna Kumari and Rajasri.