Megastar Chiranjeevi is gearing up for the grand release of his next film, Godfather which has got high expectations among the fans and film buffs. Godfather is slated to hit the screens on October 5 and it will have a wide release on a record number of screens. The post production works are happening in full swing and exciting updates are on the way for the fans. Godfather is the official Telugu remake of the blockbuster hit Malayalam film, Lucifer which starred Mohanlal in the lead role. Godfather is directed by Mohan Raja who of Thani Oruvan and Velaikkaran fame and he is getting back to Telugu cinema after a long gap.

Earlier this morning (September 8), the makers unveiled the official character look poster of Nayanthara who plays the female lead in the film. Nayanthara would be seen playing the character of Sathyapriya Jaidev and it is going to be interesting to witness her performance in the character. Nayanthara will be reprising the character played by Manju Warrier in the original version. The film features Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan in an important role and he would be reprising the role played by Prithviraj Sukumaran. We already caught a glimpse of Salman Khan in the recently released teaser of the film.

Satyadev Kancharana, Murali Sharma, Samuthirakani, Gangavva, Sunil, Brahmaji, and others form the supporting cast in this film that has cinematography by Nirav Shah and editing by Marthand K Venkatesh. Thaman S has scored music for the film and the first single track is getting ready for release very soon. Godfather will be a film that will be a celebration of sorts for Chiranjeevi fans and a blockbuster opening is definitely on the cards. Keeping aside Godfather, Chiranjeevi is working on two other projects - Waltair Veerayya with director Bobby and Bhola Shankar, the Telugu remake of Ajith Kumar's hit film, Vedalam.