Hyderabad: Wishes are pouring in as the king of Tollywood, Nagarjuna, turned 61 today. This year, his birthday is going to be low key, owing to the pandemic. Last year, he went to Ibiza with his wife, sons, daughter-in-law and close friends. Fans are all excited about their forever young looking Manmadhudu and they are ensuring #HBDKingNagarjuna is trending all over the social media. He started his career in the industry, almost 34 years ago in the industry. Ahead of his birthday, his loving DIL released a common display picture of Nag with a glimpse of his entire career.
The King …. ❤️.. honoured to release the CDP to celebrate @iamnagarjuna ‘s birthday 🥳🤗🥰 .. to know him is to love and respect him forever . A king at heart 🙏 #KingNagBirthdayCDP pic.twitter.com/LxbipYLDtM
— Samantha Akkineni (@Samanthaprabhu2) August 23, 2020
On the occasion of his birthday, makers of his upcoming project, Wild Dog, released a poster of Nag hiding behind some creeper plants and ready to strike.
This is the second look poster which also featured the details of his co-stars.
Taran Adarsh too tweeted about the poster and announced the details of the supporting actors. In his tweet, he wrote, “SECOND LOOK POSTER… On #Nagarjuna’s birthday today, Team #WildDog unveil new poster of the #Telugu film… Costars #DiaMirza, #SaiyamiKher and #AtulKulkarni… Filming is 70% complete… Directed by Ahishor Solomon… Produced by Niranjan Reddy and Anvesh Reddy. #HBDNagarjuna (sic).”
Directed by Ashishor Solomon, this movie is said to be based on true events. Nearly 30 per cent of the shooting is still pending. It got deferred because of Covid-19 pandemic. The makers are planning to resume shooting with utmost precautions and wrap up the shoot and move to post-production.
Nag is said to be playing the role of Vijay Varma, a NIA agent, with code name Wild Dog, which is also the title of the film. Dia Mirza, Saiyami Kher, Atul Kulkarni,
Big Boss contestant Ali Reza are also among the cast.
Besides Wild Dog, Nag has another Bollywood project, Brahmastra, alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, directed by Ayan Mukherjee.
He is also set to be back on small screen with Bigg Boss Season 2, which is launching on September 6, 2020, at 6pm.