Chiranjeevi’s highly-anticipated film, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy hit the screens on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, and opened to rave reviews from the audience as well as celebs. The actor plays the role of freedom fighter Uyyalwada Narasimha Reddy in the film. The film has crossed Rs 200 crore worldwide. According to reports, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy's overall collections are pegged at around Rs 226 crore.
However, when it comes to the Hindi version, the movie has made only Rs 7 crore in India. The film has been facing stiff competition from Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff's War.
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy has become the fourth South Indian movie to rake in more than Rs 200 crore at the worldwide box office in 2019. The other movies to have achieved the same are Petta, Viswasam and Saaho.
Meanwhile, the film also marks Amitabh Bachchan's debut in Telugu industry. Big B is essaying the role of Gosaayi Venkanna, guru of Uyyalwada Narasimha Reddy in the film. Directed by Surender Reddy and produced by Chiranjeevi's son Ram Charan, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is set in the 1850s and narrates the journey of freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy (played by Chiranjeevi), who roared like a lion and led a rebellion against the British East India Company.
The film also stars Nayanthara, Tamannaah, Sudeep, Vijay Sethupathi and Jagapati Babu in significant roles.