For the first time in her career, reigning South Indian beauty Priyamani will appear opposite Suriya. She will play the role of Gangula Bhanumati, wife of Maddelachervu Suri (Suriya) in director-screenwriter-producer Ram Gopal Varma’s upcoming trilingual Rakta Charitra, being made by Madhu Mantena in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi plays the lead role as rebel-turned politician Paritala Ravi, one of the most-feared individuals in the blood-ridden faction politics of South India. Bengali actress Radhika Apte plays his wife’s role.
Yesteryears Bollywood super hero and politician Shatrughan Sinha plays the role of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao (NTR) in the Hindi version of Rakta Charitra, while Telugu actor Mohan Babu will be seen as NTR in the Telugu version.