For this movie, Jr. NTR went to Bulgaria and completed shoot. He returned with his wife, Lakshmi Pranathi after the shoot, recently to Hyderabad.
The actor was sent to Bulgaria to shoot for an action sequence involving, Tiger. This one is a trained animal and you have give it time to respond to you. After that you can shoot with it for any number of days.
Jr. NTR stayed in Bulgaria for 20 days to first get acquainted with the Tiger and then shoot the sequence. Some parts of the attack will be composited and re-constructed with VFX, using the original footage.
Hence, he had to be really present at the spot and shoot with the Tiger for affect. Earlier Rajamouli did same with Prabhas and an Elephant for Baahubali.
Elephant named Kali, got acquainted with Prabhas and they both shot for Bhali Bhali ra Bhali song for 10 days in Kerala. Complete animal cannot be created in VFX, so using the reference of the original, the VFX artists replace it with their creation.
For this, movie team will have to take permissions from animal rights boards in different countries, as per the instructions of the Governments. SS Rajamouli did take all necessary permissions for shooting with the help of DVV Danayya, the producer.
The latest update is that Ram Charan has different action sequences from Jr. NTR's in the film and he won't fight Tiger, as reported earlier. He will join next schedule from 26th September, as per the reports.