Chiranjeevi is donning the lead role in the film titled Sye Raa which is being produced in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. When it came to choose popular actors in the Hindi and Tamil film industry, Amitabh Bachchan was signed. It is understood that he will be donning the role of Chiranjeevi’s father.
Moreover when choosing a popular actor from Tamil industry, many actors were considered. Finally Vijay Sethupathi who had acted in Vikram Vedha was chosen. The reason for this is the negative character that he essayed in the film. It has been mentioned that he will be donning a negative role with great significance in the film Sye Raa. Apart from this, Sye Raa will be his first direct Telugu film. Vijay Sethupathi is also familiar with the Telugu audience since his film Naanum Rowdydhaan was dubbed in Telugu and released there.