Hema Malini and Shriya Saran have joined the shoot of Gautamiputra Satakarni in Madhya Pradesh. Hema Malini will be playing Rajmata in the film and is working in a Telugu film after 5 decades. Her last Telugu movie was with Balakrishna’s father, the late N.T. R. Shriya Saran is cast opposite Balakrishna and plays Queen consort and mother of two. The film has already completed war sequences and important scenes in the first two schedules in Morocco and Georgia. 40% of the film has been completed and major talkie portions of the film will be wrapped up in this schedule with Madhya Pradesh’s historic forts as a backdrop.

Balakrishna in his 100th film, will be playing the title role of a 2nd century king in Gautamiputra Satakarni. The film is directed by National Award winner Krish. Chirantan Bhatt will be composing the music.