Tollywood superstar Chiranjeevi on Wednesday released the trailer of the upcoming film Republic, which stars his nephew Sai Dharam Tej in the lead role.
While sharing the trailer on social media, Chiranjeevi said Tej was recovering well at the hospital and sought the support of the audience for the film.
Chiranjeevi also wished a speedy recovery to Dharam and wrote in Telugu, which is loosely translated, “Sai Dharam Tej is recovering quickly. The film is set to release on October 1, the same day as Republican wishes. Your all affection and love for Sai Dharam Tej is Shri Rama Raksha.”
సాయి ధరమ్ తేజ్ త్వరగా కోలుకుంటున్నాడు. రిపబ్లిక్ చిత్రం అక్టోబర్ 1 వ తారీఖున విడుదల చేస్తే బాగుంటుందన్న తన కోరిక మేరకు అదే తేదీన చిత్రం విడుదల అవుతుంది. మీ ఆదరణ, అభిమానం, ప్రేమే సాయి ధరమ్ తేజ్ కి శ్రీరామ రక్ష.
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) September 22, 2021
Going by the trailer of the film, Sai Dharam Tej is playing an IAS officer. Ramya Krishnan plays the role of a politician. The film is high on political messaging and emphasizes heavily the importance of checks and balances in a democracy to ensure a fair rule of law.
Written and directed by Devakatta, the film is bankrolled by J Bhagavan and J Pulla Rao under the JB Entertainments banner. Republic also stars Aishwarya Rajesh, Jagapathi Babu among others. It is scheduled to release on 1 October 2021.
Sai Dharam Tej, meanwhile, is recovering from injuries caused by a road accident. His bike skidded on the cable bridge when he tried to overtake an auto-rickshaw. He also underwent surgery for his collarbone injury.