NBK 108 is now Bhagavanth Kesari
The film will release later this year on Dussehra
We have earlier reported that on the occasion of Balakrishna's birthday (which falls on June 10), the title of NBK 108, his upcoming film will be unveiled — both online and physically, on 108 hoardings across the Telugu states. The title of the film has now been revealed as Bhagavanth Kesari, with the tagline 'I don't care' written under it.
The title logo is designed strikingly with the State Emblem of India (the Lion Capital of Ashoka) interleaved in it. Balakrishna sports a salt-and-pepper look and his dressing style is completely different. He wears a brown colour Kurta and formal pants with a stole around his neck. We can observe a bracelet and a watch on his hands. Sitting on his knee, Balakrishna hits a deadly weapon on the ground to his aggression. The background and Balakrishna’s expression designate this picture from a huge action sequence.
Bhagavanth Kesari is written and directed by Anil Ravipudi. The film marks the first collaboration of Balakrishna with Anil Ravipudi. The director has earlier directed star vehicles like Sarileru Neekevaru, F2: Fun and Frustration and F2's sequel F3. Anil Ravipudi has interestingly begun his directorial career in 2015 with Pataas, which starred Balakrishna's nephew Nandamuri Kalyan Ram in the lead role.
Bhagavanth Kesari stars Kajal Aggarwal as its female lead. Sreeleela will be featured in the film in a crucial role. Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will be making his Telugu cinema debut with Bhagavanth Kesari, where he will be essaying the role of an antagonist. SS Thaman will be composing the music for the film. With cinematography by C Ram Prasad, editing by Tammiraju and the film has production design by Rajeevan. Bhagavanth Kesari is produced by Sahu Garapati and Harish Peddi under the banner Shine Screens.