Amitabh Bachchan will join hands with actor Chiranjeevi in his upcoming multi-lingual historic drama Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, based on the life of a popular freedom fighter from Kurnool. Amitji is officially on board. He plays a pivotal role but nothing more can be said about his character at this moment. To be directed by Surender Reddy, the film will be bankrolled by Ram Charan. The project was officially launched here on Wednesday. The source confirmed that Nayanthara has been finalized as the leading lady. Talking about the rest of the cast, Contrary to rumours, Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi is not part of the project. He wasn’t even approached in the first place. Kannada actor Sudeep is being considered but he is yet to officially sign.