Mammootty to play Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy in his biopic
After playing B. R. Ambedkar flawlessly onscreen, megastar Mammootty is all set to play one another powerful politician in a Telugu movie. Now, its Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy popularly called as YSR, former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. The movie titled as Yatra is directed by Mahi Raghav. Recently, the first look poster of the movie was released with a caption “He wanted to leave a footprint in history. Instead he left one in the hearts of people."
YSR, who was a two-time Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, was undoubtedly of the most acceptable politician the state has ever seen. He died in a helicopter crash in 2009. Over a hundred people were reported to have died by heart attack on hearing this news. According to the director, the movie will have a universal nature and will be dubbed into Tamil as well. It will start rolling on April 9 and will be shot at various locations in Hyderabad.