With ace film make Ram Gopal Varma not ruling out the possibility of actress-turned-MLA R K Roja playing a role in his forthcoming film on legendary actor and former chief minister N T Rama Rao, speculations are flying thick and high that she might be picked up for the role of Nandamuri Lakshmi Parvathi.
Though Varma is yet to announce the cast for his film “Lakshmi’s NTR” being produced by YSR Congress party in-charge for Palamaner constituency Rakesh Reddy, speculations about Roja’s role are doing rounds in the media circles. If Roja accepts Varma’s offer, she would not compromise on any other smaller role.
Responding to Varma’s offer, Roja said that she has no qualms in acting in the film if she was provided a meaty role.
She reportedly said that she had no idea for which character Varma was considering her and that she would take the final call after meeting him.
As a matter of fact, there is hardly any role for a female character in NTR’s life, except that of Lakshmi Parvathi.
The only other role of some importance one could visualise in his life is that of Daggubati Purandeshwari, who was also instrumental in the coup of the family members against NTR.
But Roja may not accept the role of Purandeshwari. Since the major character is that of Lakshmi Parvathi, the firebrand YSRC MLA may do only this role. And as of now, one cannot visualise any other actress who can fit into LP’s role, except Roja.
The question is whether Roja will be able to do the film. The next few months would be very crucial for her, as she has to retain her hold over Nagari constituency and work hard if she wants to win the seat again.
If she spends several months in acting in films, she may not be able to do justice to the constituency. Moreover, one doubts how far the film would help her politically. Who knows it might even turn counter-productive!