The 100th film of Telugu actor Nandamuri Balakrishna, Gautamiputra Satakarni finally gets a release date. Written and directed by National-award winner Krish aka Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, Gautamiputra Satakarni stars Shriya Saran as the female lead. Jointly produced by Saibabu Jagarlamudi, Y Rajeev Reddy and Suhasini Pangulur, the film is based on life history of 2nd century Satavahana ruler, Gautamiputra Satakarni.
Gautamiputra Satakarni also marks the Telugu comeback of Bollywood veteran actress Hema Malini after a 25-year gap. The Dream Girl was last seen in Tollywood in the 1971 film, Sri Krishna Vijayam.Earlier, there were reports that Gautamiputra Satakarni will hit the screens on the auspicious occasion of Chrsitmas 2016 , but later makers denied the news.
And now, the makers of the film had revealed that they have decided to release their upcoming magnum-opus on 12 January 2017, to celebrate the Sankranthi festival by honouring the Telugu culture and history.The music of Gautamiputra Satakarni has been composed by Chirantan Bhatt while Gnana Shekar VS cranks the camera for the film.