Tirupathi, Dec 27 : Ending the curiosity about the Nandamuri Balakrishna’s 100th film the audio of upcoming Telugu historical mega budget film Gautamiputra Satakarni was released by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
In Gautamiputra Satakarni Nandamuri Balakrishna is in lead role which is based on the life of a Satavahana dynasty emperor. The much awaited screenplay also features the South star Shriya Saran, legendry actress Hema Malini playing the role of mother of NTR and Kabir Bedi .The film is directed by National Award winning filmmaker Krish Jagarlamudi and it is scheduled to release on January 14.
The trailer of the film was unveiled last week and received a positive response from the audience. It gives the audience a quick glimpse of the unsung ruler from the Satavahana dynasty and Nandamuri Balakrishna's character.
Speaking on the occasion Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said,“Everyone would be wondering why a union minister is attending an audio launch event but there are two reasons why I showed up here. First, I am a minister of cinema too. Second and the primary reason why I came to this event is that this film is a great attempt to throw light on the history of Telugu people. I am happy that scion of Nandamuri Tarak Rama Rao is presenting the film,” Venkaiah Naidu said.
The movie is based on the life history of a warrior of the Satavahana empire in the second century CE, Gautamiputra Satakarni. It is said to be the first Telugu film to use the QR code technology to give access to the teasers, official Facebook page, gallery and songs page.
Nandamuri Balakrishna, son of legendary actor turned politician and N T Ramarao is also a ruling MLA. He started his career as a child artist in 1974's Tatamma Kala. His last film Dictator was released in January 2016.