It is aired that Naga Chaitanya is playing ANR's role in NTR biopic like in Mahanati. But, it is learned that ANR's grandson Sumanth is playing the role. Recently Sumanth shared a tweet that he is so excited and honoured to play his grandfather ANR's role in the prestigious movie NTR Biopic. Balakrishna is playing NTR's role, Vidya Balan will be seen as NTR's wife Basava Rama Tarakam, Rana as Chandrababu Naidu, & Sumanth as ANR in NTR biopic directed by Krish. As per the sources, the actors playing other key roles are not yet finalised.