It is being reported that actress Saiee M Manjrekar who made her mark in Bollywood has been in to play a crucial role in the Adivi Sesh’s upcoming highly anticipated biopic, Major. She will be joining the shoot in October.
The film, which is based on the life of an NSG Commando, Sandeep Unnikrishnan who fought with utmost bravery in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, marks her debut in Tollywood. It is directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka and produced by GMB Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures India and A+S Movies. For the unversed, Saiee M Manjrekar is the daughter of veteran actor Mahesh Manjrekar.
Both Adivi Sesh and Saiee sent a wave of excitement among their fans by announcing the news on their social media profiles on Thursday. Adivi Sesh welcomed Saiee M Manjrekar to the team like this: ”Happy to welcome the talented & ravishing @saieemmanjrekar to @MajorTheFilmAn amazing role with intensity & innocence in equal measure. She joins the film Late Oct. #MajorTheFilm.”
Saiee M Manjrekar, who will make her debut in the Telugu film industry with the upcoming project, expressed her joy and excitement on her social media with these words: ”Honoured, humbled and excited to be a part of the braveheart, Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s biopic. It’s a film based on the NSG Commando, who fought with utmost bravery in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. Can’t wait to join the cast and start shooting next month! #MajorTheFilm.”
Further details about the cast and crew are awaited. After the official confirmation, fans of both the actors are going crazy on Twitter but more on that later. It is to be noted that Adivi Sesh’s last film Evaru received good response. As soon as the makers of the film announced Saiee Manjrekar’s collaboration with the project, fans flooded Twitter with praise and appreciation posts. #MajorTheFilm has been trending on Twitter since Thursday morning. Take a look at how Twitterati reacted to the big news: