The much-touted 100th film of Nandamuri Balakrishna “Gautamiputra Satakarni” is based on life history of 2nd century CE, Satavahana ruler Gautamiputra Satakarni. Gautamiputra Satakarni was a great personality who initiated a new era (known as Satavahana Saka to celebrate his victory).
Bollywood actress Hema Malini portrayed the character of Balakrishna's mother, Gautami in the film. Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna in title role, Shriya Saran as the female lead pairing opposite Balakrishna for the second time. Director Krish says that the film will be an epic and is expecting it to create history after “Bahubali”.
The film is based on warrior king Gautamiputra Satakarni and the director did a lot of research before going on the floors. Interestingly, Satakarni belonged to the Satavahana dynasty and ruled India from his capital Amaravathi. Hema Malini starrer “Gautamiputra Satakarni” will look similar effects like “Baahubali”