Vidya Balan was approached to play the role of Basavatarakam in the biopic on NTR. Director Teja said that the actress was interested in the role initially. Later she refused to be a part of this film.
Teja met the actress recently and spoke at length about the role. Vidya will be paired with Nandamuri Balakrishna who is essaying NT Rama Rao's role. Now Vidya Balan has asked Teja to send the full script so that she can decide on this film. She might decide on the film very soon.
The biopic will be launched on March 29 at the Ramanaidu Studios in Hyderabad.