Telugu megastar Nandamuri Balakrishna, also known as “God of Masses”, is set to return with another high-octane action-entertainer, Veera Simha Reddy, which is directed by Gopichand Malineni of “Krack”in his 7th directorial venture.
Veera Simha Reddy marks the first collaboration between Balakrishna and Malineni. It was officially announced in June 2021 with the working title “NBK107,” as it is the 107th picture of NBK’s over 40-year long career.
The film was formally launched with a Pooja ceremony on November 13, 2021, and its shooting began in February 2022 in Sircilla.
Veera Simha Reddy First Look
On October 21, 2022, the title of NBK’s 107th film was officially announced as “Veera Simha Reddy” along with its first look poster at a grand event held at the iconic Konda Reddy Buruju in Kurnool.
The makers also shared the first look of the film on social media. Like the powerful title, which justifies the magnanimous mass image of the stars, the poster of the film also looks really powerful and impactful, presenting Balakrishna in a ferocious avatar.
In the poster, the Lungi-clad Balakrishna is set for a big hunt with a specially designed shard weapon, and the milestone reads, “Pulicherla 4 Kms.”
NATASIMHAM #NandamuriBalakrishna in and as ‘VEERA SIMHA REDDY’ ❤️🔥
— Mythri Movie Makers (@MythriOfficial) October 21, 2022
Veera Simha Reddy Star Cast
The film stars NBK in the titular role, and it marks his return on big screen after his huge commercial success, Akhanda, which was released in December 2021. It earned between Rs. 130-150 crore at the box office, making it the second highest-grossing Telugu film of 2021.
Balakrishna is currently hosting the Aha Original celebrity talk show Unstoppable with NBK Season 2, which starts premiering on October 14 on Aha.
Actress Shruti Hassan is the leading lady in the most anticipated film. She was last seen in the 2021 action drama film Laambam, alongside Vijay Sethupathi and Jagapathi Babu.
Apart from the lead star cast, the film also features Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Duniya Vijay, P. Ravi Shankar, Honey Rose, Lal and Chandrika Ravi in key roles.
Veera Simha Reddy Release Date
Along with announcing the film’s title, the makers have also given some updates regarding the release date of the film. Produced by Mythri Movie Makers, the film is set to have a Sankranthi release in 2023. The official release date is yet to be announced by the makers.