The news of Netflix planning to make a limited series that is a prequel to Baahubali have been doing the rounds since many days. Earlier, a report in Bollywood Hungama stated that the project was scrapped by the makers after 70 percent of the shooting worth Rs. 100 crore was completed as they didn’t like the outcome of it. It was reported that Mrunal Thakur will play Sivagami in the Netflix series and then she was reportedly replaced by the Punjabi actress Wamiqa Gabbi.
Now, the latest report suggests that Nayanthara has been roped for Baahubali: Before The Beginning. As per a report in telugu360.com, she is said to have a crucial role in Baahubali: Before The Beginning. Nothing much is revealed about her role yet. With this, Nayanthara is making her digital debut. Baahubali: Before The Beginning is the prequel to SS Rajamouli’s to Baahubali: the Beginning and Baahubali: the Conclusion. Till now, the makers have not released any official confirmation on Nayanthara joining the cast.
BIG NEWS: #Nayanthara makes her grand OTT entry with the magnanimous project ‘Baahubali before the beginning’ for NETFLIX.
The web series will go on floors by September 2021. pic.twitter.com/0QeWI8c06p
— LetsOTT GLOBAL (@LetsOTT) July 16, 2021
Produced by SS Rajamouli along with Netflix, it will be of 9 episodes with two-season limited series. It will show the rise of Sivagami set in the world of Mahishmati.
Talking about the lady superstar Nayanthara, she will also be reportedly making her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan. The film is said to be directed by Bigil director Atlee. Nayanthara will be seen in Alphonse Puthran’s Pattu that also has Fahadh Faasil. She will also be working with her boyfriend, Vignesh Shivan for the film, Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal. The film will also feature Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha in the main roles.