Bollywood Mega Star Amitabh Bachchan who made his debut in Telugu with a cameo role in Akkineni Multi-starrer Manam has played a brief, but an important role as Gosayi Venkanna, mentor to Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy essayed by Tollywood Mega Star Chiranjeevi in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy teaser of which released yesterday in various languages.
Chiranjeevi revealed that, Amitabh Bachchan agreed to do a cameo role over a phone call. “He's a mentor to me. He said that Telugu was a problem for him. I said, "No problem, whatever language you're comfortable in, you can deliver your dialogues." He immediately said ok. I think this is the first time he is doing other language films."
The film’s producer Ram Charan revealed an interesting trivia about Big B. He said, "Amitabh Ji didn't even charge for his flight tickets. We couldn't push him after a point."
Agreeing to what Charan said, Chiranjeevi stated, "That is a great thing. That way, Mr Bachchan didn't even allow me to keep a private jet for his travel. I asked him about his accommodation and he said that he's doing it for our friendship. We know each other for a long time. That way we are so lucky to have him on board."
Sye Raa directed by Srender Reddy will be hitting the screens on October 2nd in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages.