Yathra: Mammootty to play the lead in YS Rajasekhara Reddy’s biopic!!
Megastar Mammootty has a slew of exciting projects coming up in the next couple of years and it looks like he has committed for yet another biggie. As per latest reports, Mammootty has been signed to play the lead in the biopic on late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy.
Telugu filmmaker Mahi Raghav, who has made movies like Paathshala and Anando Brahma, has been working on the script for the biopic for sometime now. Reportedly, the director was in Kochi today to meet Mammootty and discuss about the project. Reports suggest that the movie has been titled as Yathra.
It will be really interesting to see how Mammootty plays the role of YS Rajasekhara Reddy, who was popularly known as YSR. He died in an air crash in 2009 after the helicopter carrying him crashed in a dense forest. The biopic will showcase some of the important aspects of his life and his political journey.
Vijay Chilla and Shashi Devi Reddy will be jointly producing this movie. It is being planned as a multingual in all major Indian languages. The team is expected to make an official announcement about the entire cast and when the project would start rolling.