Naga Chaitanya, who is gearing up for his first Bollywood film Laal Singh Chaddha, starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the lead and is busy with the film’s promotions was spotted leaving filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s office in Mumbai on Tuesday. Pictures of Chaitanya outside the filmmaker’s office went viral on social media and fans have reacted to it asking Bhansali to make Devdas with the actor. Chaitanya’s grandfather Nageswara Rao had originally starred in the Telugu version of Devdas, titled Devadasu that released in 1953.
Nageswara Rao, widely known as ANR was one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. He is considered as one of the two pillars of Telugu cinema along with NT Rama Rao and his Devadasu remains one of the most iconic films of Telugu industry. In the comments section of a tweet with Chaitanya’s latest outing in Mumbai, a fan wrote in Telugu, , “Ask Bhansali to make Devdas with him.” Another one wrote, “Bollywood's biggest (filmmaker) finally extracting our hidden gem.”
Chaitanya was dressed casually in a black T-shirt and light brown khaki chinos in the pictures that were shared on paparazzi and fan pages on social media.
Chaitanya plays Aamir’s close friend Balaraj in Laal Singh Chaddha. He is playing the character of Benjamin Buford Blue aka Bubba from the original Tom Hanks film, Forrest Gump. The film will release on August 11 in theatres.
(Source: Instagram/Twitter/Viral Bhayani)