The much-awaited teaser of Nandamuri Balakrishna's 100th Telugu film, Gautami Putra Satakarni was unveiled on Tuesday. The teaser was released at 10.15 am as a Vijayadashami treat to NBK fans. Written and Directed by National-award winner Krish aka Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, Gautami Putra Satakarni stars Shriya Saran as the female lead. The film is based on life history of 2nd century Satavahana ruler, Gautami Putra Satakarni.
The film also marks the Telugu comeback of Bollywood veteran Hema Malini after a 25-year gap. The Dream Girl was last seen in Tollywood in the 1971 film, Sri Krishna Vijayam.
The 55-second teaser of Gautami Putra Satakarni gives a glimpse of Balayya's role in the film. The actor will be portraying the role of emperor Gautami Putra Satakarni. The teaser begins with the message saying, "Unsung story of India's greatest warrior emperor". His look in the film comes as a surprise change for the Balayya fans.
The music of Gautami Putra Satakarni has been composed by Chirantan Bhatt while Gnana Shekar VS cranks the camera for the film. Jointly produced by Saibabu Jagarlamudi, Y Rajeev Reddy and Suhasini Pangulur, Gautami Putra Satakarni is scheduled to hit the screens in January 2017.