Hyderabad : ‘Liger’ director Puri Jagannath has been roped in for Megastar Chiranjeevi’s much-awaited upcoming film ‘Godfather’.

The ‘Indra’ actor took to Twitter to make an announcement regarding the same.

Chiranjeevi, who looks excited to bring Puri on the sets, wrote, “An aspiring actor from a place called Narsipatnam came to Hyderabad in search of his fortune in the film industry. Not as an actor, but his fortune was shining. Made him a director.”

Chiranjeevi’s tweet read, “I don’t like that he can’t fulfill his acting dream. I hereby introduce Puri Jagannadh in a special role from the sets of #Godfather.”

‘Godfather’ is the original remake of Malayalam blockbuster film ‘Lucifer’ (2019), which starred Mohanlal, the most popular Malayalam hero.

Directed by Mohan Raja and produced by Konidela Production Company and Super Good Films, ‘Godfather’ also features Bollywood macho Salman Khan in a special role.

Apart from Chiranjeevi and Salman Khan, the film will feature Nayanthara in lead roles while Satyadev Kancharan, Harish Uthman, Jayaprakash and Vamsi Krishna will be seen in lead roles.