Talking to Times of India, a source close to director Srinu Vaitla confirmed the news about Siddharth's guest appearance in Baadshah. The source said, "The filmmakers were looking for a known face to play a pivotal character in the movie. Siddharth's name came up and when the producers approached him, he agreed to come on board."
Reports suggest that Siddharth is playing a small role in the flashback episode of the movie Baadshah. Although he is making a brief appearance, it is going to be a pivotal role, which is very crucial in the film. The actor is going to shoot for this most-awaited flick from February 28 and March 1 in Hyderabad.
However, Baadshah is touted to be a lavish action entertainer, which is being made with more than Rs 50 crore budget. Junior NTR and Kajal Aggarwal are playing lead roles and Navdeep is playing a negative role in the film, which is produced by Bandla Ganesh Babu. The movie has music by SS Thaman and cinematography by I Andrew, Jayanan Vincent, RD Rajasekhar and KV Guhan.