Telugu Superstar Nagarjuna will play the role of Shirdi Sai Baba in his upcoming film, Shirdi Sai.
It is a biopic of the saint.The film is directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. The film also has Srikanth, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Sarath Babu in prominent roles.
Sources say, the actor did everything to get into the skin of his character. During the shooting of the film, he gave up non-vegetarian food..
The actor was quoted saying Earlier I portrayed the roles of a devotee in Annamayya and Ramadasu. But now, it is a fortune to portray the role of an embodiment of God, Shirdi Sai. This is going to be a big turn in my career. Mahesh Reddy is an ardent devotee of Shirdi Sai. He is producing it with devotion.
Music for the film is scored by MM Keravani & camera is handled by Gopal reddy.The film is slated for September release.