Bhumika signs YSR biopic
The biopic on late Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy stars Mammootty in the lead
Actor Bhumika Chawla Thakur has been roped in to play YS Sharmila’s role in Yatra, a biopic on late Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. Directed by Mahi V Raghav of Anando Brahma fame, the film will focus on the famous 1,400-km padayatra undertaken by YSR in 2003.
Yatra will see Malayalam superstar Mammootty playing YSR’s role, while Ashrita Vemuganti, who played Anushka’s sister-in-law in Baahubali: The Conclusion, plays YS Vijayamma’s role.
According to a source, the makers are also trying to cast Kollywood actor Suriya for YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s role. Produced by Vijay Chilla and Shashi Devireddy, the film’s shooting is currently underway at a brisk pace and efforts are on to release it for Dasara.