No Bhumika in YSR Biopic

After the success of Mahanati – The Biopic of Legendary Actress Savitri, all eyes are on the Biopic Projects of YSR and NTR coming up very soon. The Biopic of YSR titled Yatra will go on floors next month. There are rumours that yesteryear actress Bhumika has been roped to play the role of YS Sharmila in the film. But then, the director Mahi V Raghav has now clarified that she is not part of the film unlike what the rumours suggest.

The director says he is still in the process of casting for key characters in the film including that of YS Jagan, Sharmila, and YS Vijayamma. Anando Brahma fame Mahi V Raghav will direct this biopic which is expected to hit the screens early next year. Plans are on to release the film before 2019 elections. Malayalam Superstar Mammootty plays the titular role. The makers have already released the First Look Poster of the film. There are rumours that YSR Congress is funding this project to get the advantage in 2019 Elections but there is no confirmation about the same. NTR’s Biopic starring Nandamuri Balakrishna is also expected to come at the same time helping the Telugu Desam Party.