In ‘Mahanati’ the role of Vijay Devarkonda as Vijay Antony who is in love with photo journalist Madhurvani (Samantha) was well designed by director Nag Ashwin. In this movie, Vijay Devarkonda is seen running around Samantha trying to propose his love. ‘Mahanati’ became an unexpected blockbuster and Vijay Devarkonda became part of it. With his latest movie ‘Nota’ made in political backdrop, Vijay Devarkonda is entertaining Telugu and Tamil audiences. Now the latest news is that Vijay Devarkonda is showing interest in playing the role of a political leader in another big project. NTR biopic shooting is progressing briskly under Krish’s direction. In this movie Balakrishna is playing NTR, Rana playing Chandrababu, Sumant will be seen as ANR and Rakul Preet as Sridevi. Director Krish is said to be excited about the film and he is selecting actors and actresses.
There is talk that Vijay Devarkonda is going to play a character in this movie. According to latest reports, he will be seen as Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. KCR had then served as a minister in NTR’s cabinet. NTR was very dear to KCR. He had huge respect for NTR. It is because of NTR that KCR got a political life. That’s why KCR is being portrayed in this film. Producer and director feel that Vijay Devarkonda is best suited to play KCR as he acted in ‘Nota’ which is made in political backdrop and similarly he is the hero from Telangana. However, it is not known if Vijay will agree to play this role or not.